Tag: lacan

Hysteria and Democracy: Exfoliating Difference in Lynne Tillman's American Genius, A Comedy


Citing the narrator’s radical ambivalence about time, history, and the flesh, Maureen Curtin argues that American Genius, A Comedy represents the hysteria of the contemporary “post-political” moment.

Attacked from Within


In the triad of Verso pamphlets on 9/11, Nick Spencer sees a convergence of postmodern critique (against the capitalist culture of postmodernity).

Re-Clearing the Ground: A Response to Linda Brigham


Mark Hansen responds to Linda Brigham’s review of Embodying Technesis: Technology Beyond Writing.

Hope for Empowerment, Fear of Control


Jan van Looy reviews Silvio Gaggi on hypertext fiction up to the early ’90s.