Tag: berube

False Pretenses, Parasites, and Monsters

2000-12-30

Tom Leclair surveys six gargantuan texts - both hyper- and print - and finds that size is not all that matters.

who is michael bérubé and why is he saying these terrible things about us?

1996-04-01

Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.

Exterminate the Brutes: Fighting Back Against the Right

1996-04-01

Should the Left pool its resources and buy CBS? Robert Markley offers strategies for avoiding Patrick Buchanan’s jihad.

A Project for a New Consultancy

1996-03-15

Joseph Tabbi and Gregory Ulmer discuss what intellectual work will be like in the new electracy.

Virtual Communities?: Public Spheres and Public Intellectuals on the Internet

1996-04-01

Can electronic conversations reconstitute Bérubé’s lost public sphere? A Marxist analysis by Jamie Daniel.

Cultural Criticism and The Politics of Selling Out

1996-03-15

In this feature essay from the spring of 1996, Michael Bérubé claimed that left intellectuals have little choice but to sell out, if they want to make a difference in the culture they critique.
But which way is out? And who gets to go public?

Them, Meaning Us

1996-04-01

Former FC2 Co-publisher Curtis White defends radical fiction against Left radical intellectuals.