Joseph Tabbi

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Chicago
United States
US
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United States
US
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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:

Title Publication Type Publisher Year
Something there badly not wrong: the life and death of literary form in databases Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2020
CELL Project Meeting Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Introduction [The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature] Article or chapter in a book Bloomsbury Academic 2018
Redefining Electronic Literature Conference panel or roundtable 2018
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material, and Mental Environments Article or chapter in a book 2018
A Digital Publishing Model for Publication by Writers (for Writers) Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2017
The Last Novel Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2016
CELL Roundtable on Naming Authority and Interoperability Conference panel or roundtable 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 Keynote address 2013
ELD & ELMCIP (Interview with Scott Rettberg & Joseph Tabbi) Interview 2012
Electronic Literature: Linking Database Projects Forum 2012
E-literature Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2011
New Media: Its Utility and Liability for Literature and for Life Conference paper or presentation 2011
The Electronic Literature Directory Conference paper or presentation 2011
Electronic Literature as World Literature; or, The Universality of Writing under Constraint Article in a print journal Poetics Today 2010
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
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
E-Ject: On the Ephemeral Nature, Mechanisms, and Implications of Electronic Objects Other 2009

Editorial work:

Title Year Publisher
'your visit will leave a permanent mark’: Poetics in the Post-Digital Economy 2018 Bloomsbury Academic
A New ‘Gospel of the Three Dimensions’: Expanding the Boundaries of Digital Literature
ELO: Theory, Practice, and Activism 2014 Electronic Book Review (ebr)
Hypertext: Storyspace to Twine 2017 Bloomsbury Academic
Internet Nation 1999
Introduction of a Post-Digital: Dialogues and Debates from electronic book review. Volume 2 2019 Bloomsbury Academic
Introduction to Post-Digital: Dialogues and Debates from the Electronic Book Review Book Launch 2020
Introduction [The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature] 2018 Bloomsbury Academic
Introduction: Extra Ordinary Entanglements "Beyond the Page"
Literature and Narrative in Social Media: A Travesty, or, in Defense of Pretension 2018 Bloomsbury Academic
music/sound/noise 2000 Electronic Book Review (ebr)
Of Presence and Electronic Literature 2018 Bloomsbury Academic
Old Orders for New: Ecology, Animal Rights, and the Poverty of Humanism
Post-Digital : Dialogues and Debates from electronic book review volume 1 2020 Bloomsbury Academic
Post-Digital: Dialogues and Debates from electronic book review. Volume 1 2020 Bloomsbury Academic
Post-Digital: Dialogues and Debates from electronic book review. Volume 2 2020 Bloomsbury Academic
Riga Under Western Eyes 2006
The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature 2018 Bloomsbury Academic
Unwrapping the eReader: On the Politics of Electronic Literature 2017 Bloomsbury Academic

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Titlesort descending City Country Date
START HERE> Chicago United States April 18, 2002 to April 20, 2002
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Joseph Tabbi
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