Tag: globalization

Global Warming, Globalization, and Environmental Literary History

2009-05-02

Lance Newman suggests Ecocriticism shares a problematic assumption with “green” capitalism: the idea “a livable future will result from billions of individual ethical decisions.” Here he traces a burgeoning critical alternative that investigates the historical connections between global capital and the shifting structures of the “ecosocial.”

Where Are We Now?: Orienteering in the Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 2

2011-11-09

In an increasingly monolingual, globalized world, the second volume of the Electronic Literature Collection may just offer a map of the territory. The question the reviewer, John Zuern, poses is how do we navigate this terrain going forward?

Epic at the End of Empire

2011-12-07

In The American Epic Novel, Gilbert Adair presents a “State-of-the-Empire address” that interrogates the epical form in a time where authors no longer talk of writing “The Great American Novel.” As Joseph Tabbi finds, such an exploration goes beyond expanding the canon and presents “a new, compelling context for ‘the literary’ itself.”

Riga Under Western Eyes

2006-08-20

If you’re under the impression that Americans are wealthy, check out the capital city of Latvia.

Metadiversity: On the Unavailability of Alternatives to Information

2003-08-30

Tempering the myth of global variety, David Golumbia processes the dominance of English in digital environments - and a highly standardized English at that.

Materialities and the Raw Material of Latin Americanism

1999-12-30

Shirin Shenassa situates Roman de la Campa’s Latin Americanism within the critical discourses of the world’s metropolitan centers and introduces a new thREAD into ebr’s Internet Nation series

Music/Sound/Noise

2001-09-01

The msn thread originated in the Fall of 2001 as an ebr special co-edited by Cary Wolfe, Mark Amerika, and Joseph Tabbi.