Tag: goethe

Ventriloquies: On the Outlook for a Poetic Planet


Against the literary history proposed by Marjorie Perloff, Shaw goes on the lookout for an Outlook that just might save poetry from contemporary theory.

Epic Ecologies


Marjorie Perloff reviews Franco Moretti’s Modern Epic: The World-System from Goethe to Garcia Marquez.

Friedrich Kittler's Technosublime


Bruce Clarke reviews the new translation of Grammophone, Film, Typewriter, a requiem and good-riddance for the era of so-called Man.

After the Post


For Daniel Punday, Bernard Siegert’s historical materialism - a difficult synthesis of historical, literary, and institutional analysis - falls somewhere between Derrida and Foucault. But see also the review in ebr by historian Richard John, who considers Siegert in the line of Walter Ong, Elizabeth Eisenstein, and Harold Innis.