Tag: identity

Seeking

2007-08-01

Rob Swigart’s “Seeking” is a clever and funny story whose roots lie in the materialization of internet interdating connections. Moving through the technological and media reductions of desire, Swigart parallels the overarching theme of “seeking” with a form that is itself punctuated with questions.

Geek Love Is All You Need

2007-05-14

Steven Shaviro reviews Shelley Jackson’s Half Life, the first print-based novel by a pioneering hypertextualist.

Modernism Reevaluated

2006-09-20

Walton Muyumba reviews two books: Michael Soto’s The Modernist Nation: Generation, Renaissance and American Literature (2004) and Manuel Martinez’s Countering the Counterculture: Rereading Postwar American Dissent from Jack Kerouac to Tomás Rivera (2003).

On Materialities, Meanings, and The Shape of Things

2005-11-05

Lori Emerson reviews The Shape of the Signifier by Walter Benn Michaels.

Stitching Together Narrative, Sexuality, Self: Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl

1996-09-01

George Landow reviews Patchwork Girl by Shelley Jackson.

Blackness and the Migratory Drive

1999-03-15

Walton Muyumba reviews Randall Kenan’s massive meditation on race and introduces a new word into the discourse on African American literature: zugenruhe.