Joseph Tabbi

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Joseph Tabbi is the author of Cognitive Fictions (Minnesota 2002) and Postmodern Sublime (Cornell 1995), books that examine the effects of new technologies on contemporary American fiction. He is the founding editor of electronic book review (ebr), and has edited and introduced William Gaddis’s last fiction and collected non-fiction (Viking/Penguin). His essay on Mark Amerika appeared at the Walker Art Center’s phon:e:me site, a 2000 Webby Award nominee. Also online (the Iowa Review Web) is an essay-narrative, titled “Overwriting,” an interview, and a review of his recent work. He is professor of English at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Tabbi has served as president of the Electronic Literature Organization.

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
A Digital Publishing Model for Publication by Writers (for Writers) Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2017
A Gathering of Threads Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1998
Cognitive Fictions Book (monograph) University of Minnesota Press 2002
Critical Ecologies Series Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1996
E-Ject: On the Ephemeral Nature, Mechanisms, and Implications of Electronic Objects Other 2009
E-literature Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2011
ebr version 1.0: Winter 1995/96 Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1995
ELD & ELMCIP (Interview with Scott Rettberg & Joseph Tabbi) Interview 2012
Electronic Literature as World Literature; or, The Universality of Writing under Constraint Article in a print journal Poetics Today 2010
Electronic Literature in the 21st Century Conference panel or roundtable 2007
Electronic Literature: Linking Database Projects Forum 2012
Grafik Dynamo (Catalog) Exhibition Catalog Prairie Art Gallery 2010
Graphic Sublime: On the Art and Designwriting of Kate Armstrong and Michael Tippet Article in an online journal, Conference paper or presentation DHQ Digital Humanities Quarterly 2010
Image + Narrative Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1998
Internet Nation Article in an online journal 1999
Introduction to Annotated Bibliographies Series Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2009
Introduction [The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature] Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2018
Locating the Literary in New Media Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal, Conference paper or presentation Contemporary Literature, Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2008
New Media: Its Utility and Liability for Literature and for Life Conference paper or presentation 2011
On Reading 300 Works of Electronic Literature: Preliminary Reflections Article or chapter in a book, Weblog On the Human, Transcript 2009
On Reading 300 Works of Electronic Literature: Preliminary Reflections Article in an online journal
Poets Take On Guess Inc.: Poets Win Article in a print journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1997
Poets Take On Guess Inc.: Poets Win Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1997
Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology Book (collection) Cornell University Press 1997
Redefining Electronic Literature Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material and Mental Environments Keynote address 2013
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material and Mental Environments Conference paper or presentation 2013
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material, and Mental Environments Article or chapter in a book 2018
Responses to "On Reading 300 Works of Electronic Literature: Preliminary Reflections" Weblog On the Human 2009
Riga Under Western Eyes 2006
Riga Under Western Eyes Open Humanities Press 2006
START HERE> An Interdisciplinary Introduction to Electronic Literature Article in a print journal, Article in an online journal, Exhibition Catalog Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies 2002
Tape for the Turn of the Year: Conversations with and about Daniel Wenk Series Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2008
The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1997
The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1997
The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2001
The Electronic Literature Directory Conference paper or presentation 2011
The Last Novel Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2016
The Politics of Information: A Critical E-Book Under Way Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2003
Toward a Semantic Literary Web: Setting a Direction for the Electronic Literature Organization’s Directory (2007) Series Electronic Literature Organization 2007
Toward a Semantic Literary Web: Setting a Direction for the Electronic Literature Organization’s Directory (2010) Article in a print journal SPIEL (Siegener Periodicum zur Internationalen Empirischen Literaturwissenschaft), Peter Lang 2010
Toward a Semantic Literary Web: Three Case Histories Conference paper or presentation 2007

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START HERE> Chicago United States April 18, 2002 to April 20, 2002
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