Volume 1 Openings Recollection in Process - Joseph Tabbi 2 or 3 Things I Know About Electronic Literature - Mark Amerika The Rival Tradition - Ron Sukenick A Literary Relocation: From Broadcast to Reception Media - Joseph Tabbi 01 Image + Narrative Introduction: The Interface as a Tool for Writing - Anne Burdick Image + Narrative Gallery - Anne Burdick Reading Writing Space - Anne Burdick Media, Genealogy, History - Matthew G. Kirschenbaum Remediation or Premeditation? - Jan Baetens The Processual Page - Joseph Tabbi 02 Electropoetics (& Polemics) Introduction: Cyberdebates Circa 2001 - Brooks Sterritt Cybertext Killed the Hypertext Star - Nick Montfort Cybertext Theory: What an English Professor Should Know Before Trying - Markku Eskelinen What Cybertext Theory Can't Do - N. Katherine Hayles Materiality and Matter and Stuff: What Electronic Texts Are Made Of - Matthew G. Kirschenbaum A Poetics of the Link - Jeffrey Parker The Pleasure (and Pain) of Link Poetics - Scott Rettberg 03 Fictions Present Introduction - Kiki Benzon What Was Postmodernism? - Brian McHale Lynne Tillman and the Great American Novel - Kasia Boddy Looking for Writing after Postmodernism - by Daniel Punday The Importance of Being Earnest in Flatland - by Gilbert Pham-Thanh Paranoid Modernity and the Diagnostics of Cultural Theory - by Timothy Melley 04 Technocapitalism Introduction: Within the Touchscreen Storm - Aron Pease Writing Futures - Aron Pease The Machinic Multitude - Nicholas Spencer Networking the Multitude - Linda Brigham Irreducible Innovation - William Wilson 05 Critical Ecologies (i) Introduction: Literary Ecology: From Resistance to Resilience - Eric Dean Rasmussen Framed: The Machine in/as the Garden - Timothy Morton The Novel at the Center of the World - John Limon Devoted to Fake - Brian Willems Plagiarism, Creativity, and the Communal Politics of Renewal - Christian Moraru Beyond Representation: Deliberate Reading in a Panarchic World - Laura Dassow Walls Notes on a Civics for the Sixth Extinction - Stephanie LeMenager 06 Critical Ecologies (ii) It Was Never About That: The Deeper Ecologies of Media - Cary Wolfe Anti-Negroponte: Cybernetic Subjectivity in Digital Being and Time - Timothy Luke From Virtual Reality to Phantomatics and Back - Paisley Livingston If It Could Be Wrapped -Joseph Mcelroy Not Just a River -Rob Swigart Strange Sympathies: Horizons of Media Theory in America and Germany -John Durham Peters Environmental Remediation -Alenda Chang Enclosures End Gathering: ebr, CTheory, and Postmodern Culture -Joseph Tabbi The Form of Censorship, Censorship as Form - Joseph McElroy Volume 2 Introductory Complicity and Resistance: A Critical Mass Interview - David Ciccoricco and Joseph Tabbi (introduction), Marie-Laure Ryan, Jessica Pressman, Mark C. Marino, Rui Torres, Scott Rettberg, Serge Bouchardon Stuart Moulthrop, Matthew Kirschenbaum (Responders) 01 Histories of the Future (& Now) Introduction: Monstrosities of the Present - Brooks Sterritt Futures of Electronic Literature - Stephanie Strickland and Marjorie Luesebrink with participants David Jhave Johnston, Amaranth Borsuk, Patrick Lemieux, Natalia Fedorova, Samantha Gorman, Claire Donato Ben Bishop, Stephanie Boluk and Ian Hatcher A [S]creed for Digital Fiction - Alice Bell, Astrid Ensslin, David Ciccoricco, Hans Rustad, Jess Laccetti and Jessica Pressman Field Notes from the Future of Publishing - Ed Finn Metadiversity: On the Unavailability of Alternatives to Information - David Golumbia Community of People with No Time - Victoria Vesna with responses from Stephanie Strickland and Victoria Vesna 02 Writing Under Constraint Introduction: Less is More - Jan Baetens The Procedural Poetries of Joan Retallack - Brian Lennon More Pixels to the Inch - Thomas Hartl The Sounds of the Artificial Intelligentsia - Mark Amerika Abish's Africa - Louis Bury Constrained Thinking: From Network to Membrane - Paul Harris 03 music/sound/noise Introduction: music/sound/noise - Robert Cashin Ryan The Sonic Spectrum - Elise Kermani The Language of Music and Sound - Olivia Block False Pretenses, Parasites, and Monsters - Tom LeClair 04 Fictions Present Introduction: Fictions Present - R.M. Berry Making Now - R.M. Berry An Aesthetics of the Unsaid - Andrew Lindquist Amy Hungerford's Making Literature Now - Tom LeClair Post-Wankery: A Review of Infinite Jest - Piotr Siemion Blank Frank - Joseph Tabbi "And Furthermore..." (i) - R.M. Berry "And Furthermore..." (ii) - Joseph Tabbi The Avant-Garde and the Question of Literature - R.M. Berry R.M. Berry in Conversation with Flore Chvalier 05 Critical Ecologies After Posthumanism Introduction: Extra Ordinary Entanglements - Laura Shackelford A New 'Gospel of the Three Dimensions': Expanding the Boundaries of Digital Literature - Lisa Swanstrom Old Orders for New: Ecology, Animal Rights, and the Poverty of Humanism - Cary Wolfe Dali Clocks: Time Dimensions of Hypermedia - Stephanie Strickland 06 electropoetics Introduction: The Body as a Writing Instrument - Davin Heckman Engineering Cyborg Ideology - N. Katherine Hayles Digital Manipulability and Digital Literature - Serge Bouchardon and Davin Heckman At the Time of Writing: Digital Media, Gesture, and Handwriting - Maria Angel and Anna Gibbs Digital Ekphrasis and the Uncanny: Toward a Poetics of Augmented Reality - Robert P. Fletcher Shuffle Literature and the Hand of Fate - Zuzana Husarova and Nick Montfort 07 What (in the World) Was Postmodernism Introduction - David Ciccoricco The Historical Status of Postmodernism under Neoliberalism - Simon During Metaphysics after the Western Wall Has Come Down - Amy Elias I Read Because it is Absurd - Birger Vanwesenbeeck The End - Brian McHale Continuings Electronic Literature as Paratextual Construction - Friedrich W. Block ELO and the Electric Light Orchestra: Electronic Literature Lessons from Prog Rock - Matthew Kirschenbaum The Heaviness of Light - Eugenio Tisselli Just Not the Future: Electronic Literature After the Fall - Stuart Moulthrop
Brings together 150 articles by leading names in the field from the seminal online journal electronic book review, charting the history of key debates in the digital humanities over 20 years.
Joseph Tabbi, an American academic who currently works at the University of Bergen in Norway, has made significant contributions to the field of American fiction in both print and electronic media. In 1995, he co-founded the scholarly journal electronic book review. His publications include Postmodern Sublime: Technology and American Writing from Mailer to Cyberpunk (1995), Cognitive Fictions (2002), Nobody Grew But the Business: On the Life and Work of William Gaddis (2015), and The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature (2018).