Joe Amato muses on academic stardom, the poetics list, and the corporation that motors his university.
Should the Left pool its resources and buy CBS? Robert Markley offers strategies for avoiding Patrick Buchanan's jihad.
Can electronic conversations reconstitute Bérubé's lost public sphere? A Marxist analysis by Jamie Daniel.
Cary Wolfe lays bare the assumptions that define Bérubé's stance.
In this feature essay from the spring of 1996, Michael Bérubé claimed that left intellectuals have little choice but to sell out, if they want to make a difference in the culture they critique. But which way is out? And who gets to go public?
Matt Kirschenbaum on Richard Coyne's philosophical treatment of technographics.