Tag: poetry

“The dead must be killed once again”: Plagiotropia as Critical Literary Practice

2012-08-05

Rui Torres tracks the practice of intertextual borrowing or “plagiotropia” between the works of Portuguese experimental poets. Plagiotropia is a tangible and fecund practice in digital poetry, where poetic texts migrate and grow across media. Torres’ arguments culminate in an examination of his own online combinatory cyber-poetry, which creatively re-writes earlier pre-digital experimental works.

Literal Art

2004-11-29

John Cayley dadas up the digital, revealing similarities of type across two normally separate, unequal categories: image and text. “Neither lines nor pixels but letters,” finally, unite.

Rita Raley's response (excerpt)

2004-11-05

Rita Raley praises twin interactivities.

Matt Gorbet's response (excerpt)

2004-03-22

Matt Gorbet maintains that interactive texts remain overfamiliar to bodies trained on snowflakes and rain.

The Rose of Wandering

1999-01-01

Dragica Felja on the Peripatetic Poetry of Miroslav Mandic.

Finding Holes in the Whole

2006-09-20

Jacob Edmond reviews Brian McHale’s The Obligation toward the Difficult Whole.

Querying the Connoisseur of Chaos

2005-01-30

A Wallace Stevens conference review from poet and critic Ravi Shankar.

Literal Art (sidebar)

2004-03-18

Sidebar images from “Literal Art: Neither Lines nor Pixels but Letters.”

Bridge Work

2003-03-25

Form and platform are bridged in Stephanie Strickland’s “V: WaveSon.nets/Losing L’una,” a book with two beginings and a website to boot. Chris Funkhouser tests the load limit of this innovative, precarious structure.

British Poetry at Y2K

1997-03-01

John Matthias reports on the state of British Poetry and its criticism.

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