Amy J. Elias reviews Madhu Dubey's second book Signs and Cities: Black Literary Postmodernism and gauges the argument that we can locate within literary history a distinctive African American strain of postmodernism.
"Like skin, the comma both connects and divides." Peter Nicholls traces Tillman's endlessly subordinating, endlessly equivocating sentences, showing how their quest for historical and social clarity passes through an interminable sequence of deferral and denial.
The WTC attack considered as a conflict between open and closed systems, a one-system people and a many-system people.
Tempering the myth of global variety, David Golumbia processes the dominance of English in digital environments - and a highly standardized English at that.
In between bubble and burst, e-commerce drew much of its content from donated labor. Tiziana Terranova questions just how "free" such labor has proved in practice.
On the occasion of a new novel by Joseph McElroy and the Overlook Press reissue of McElroy's earlier work, Andrew Walser initiates a revaluation.
Further on McElroy and a novel that reflects the mind's helter-skelter workings while (for the protagonist) creating many occasions for avoidance.