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Weight Inward into Lightness: A Reading of Canoe Repair


“The plot offers not so much progress as recurrence, duplication, and reiteration.” Flore Chevaillier offers one way to fill in the gaps of Joseph McElroy “Canoe Repair.”

Confronting Chaos


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

McElroy's Metropolitan Constructions


Shells, Tents, Slaps, Shocks: Steffen Hantke works slowly, from within, to get at McElroy’s nonlinear narrative.

The Medial Turn


Joseph Tabbi identifies a shift in U.S. criticism that has taken place in the eight years separating Susan Strehle’s Fiction in the Quantum Universe and John Johnston’s Information Multiplicity.