Joseph Tabbi

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Chicago
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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 Yearsort descending
On Reading 300 Works of Electronic Literature: Preliminary Reflections Article in an online journal
Manifesto Other
Chapter 04: Fictions Present Article or chapter in a book
“And Furthermore…,” Article or chapter in a book
ebr version 1.0: Winter 1995/96 Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1995
Postmodern Sublime: Technology and American Writing from Mailer to Cyberpunk Book (monograph) - print Cornell University Press 1996
Critical Ecologies Series Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1996
Poets Take On Guess Inc.: Poets Win Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1997
Poets Take On Guess Inc.: Poets Win Article in a print journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1997
Reading Matters: Narrative in the New Media Ecology Book (collection) Cornell University Press 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) 1997
Image + Narrative Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1998
A Gathering of Threads Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1998
Internet Nation Article in an online journal 1999
The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2001
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
Cognitive Fictions Book (monograph) - print University of Minnesota Press 2002
The Politics of Information: A Critical E-Book Under Way Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2003
Riga Under Western Eyes 2006

Editorial work:

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

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Title City Country Date
Posthuman Bergen Norway March 4, 2021
START HERE> Chicago United States April 18, 2002 to April 20, 2002
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