Tag: realism

David Shields' Reality Hunger: A Manifesto: A Review in the Form of a Memoir


David Shields is hungry, but not hungry enough. So says Curtis White, who argues that by ignoring anti-realism’s past and present, Shields writes as if “New York” and “now” are the only contexts that matter.

Victoria Vesna responds


In response to Perlin, Victoria Vesna reiterates the unique realism of games.

Metahistorical Romance


On Amy Elias’s view of fabulation in the moment of American corporate power, a postmodern novelistic aesthetic that is consistent with Sir Walter Scott’s early nineteenth-century mix of romance and Enlightenment-inspired historiography.