Tag: coover

Confronting Chaos


Joseph Tabbi reviews Joe Conte’s Design and Debris and gauges the argument for chaotics-as-aesthetics across media.

Enthralled by Systems


Chris Messenger reviews Tom LeClair’s first novel, Passing Off (1996).

Notable American Prose


Ted Pelton reviews Ben Marcus’s novel that’s not one.

The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism


Joseph Tabbi reviews the essay collection Simulacrum America.

Translation and the Oulipo: The Case of the Persevering Maltese


Oulipo poetics and the art of translation.

Reviewing the Reviewers of Literary Hypertexts


Thomas Swiss unravels Laura Miller’s arguments in the New York Times Book Review and finds news of hypertext’s demise premature - as was Robert Coover’s call for the end of books five years ago in the same journal.