The Unlimited Library and the End of Authorship

Sunday June 25th 2006, 6:36 am

About a month ago Wired’s Kevin Kelly wrote an article for the Times talking about the digitalization of all books and how it may lead to the realization of the dream “to have in one place all knowledge, past and present”.
In today’s Times book review, John Updike’s responds, questioning it would mean for authorship.
In imagining […]

Cervantes, Flaubert

Friday May 12th 2006, 2:52 pm

Cervantes influence on Flaubert
Subjects: criticism, theory

Narrative gaps and guns

Friday March 10th 2006, 1:54 pm

Silliman’s Blog: 01/01/2004 - 01/31/2004
An old post from Ron Silliman on narrative in movies vs. novels; here he discusses the House of Sand and Fog:

Disregard for a moment that there are enough gaps in administrative due procedure & simple bureaucratic process to drive a semi through, the narrative problem for the film is not that […]

The Chronicle: 12/16/2005: The Fragmentation of Literary Theory

Monday December 26th 2005, 4:32 pm

The Chronicle: 12/16/2005: The Fragmentation of Literary Theory

Daphne Patai, a professor of Brazilian literature at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and co-editor of Theory’s Empire, argues that theory-driven tendencies in the profession have fed an obsession with “ersatz politics” among students and done lasting damage to their literary education. “We’re teaching theory to students, […]

Star Wars: Episodes I-VI - The greatest postmodern art film ever. By Aidan Wasley

Tuesday November 01st 2005, 5:27 pm

Star Wars: Episodes I-VI - The greatest postmodern art film ever. By Aidan Wasley

But the characters come to understand that there is another agent, external to themselves, that is dictating the action. Within the films’ fiction, that force is called … er, “the Force.” It’s the Force that makes Anakin win the pod race so […]

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