Joseph Tabbi

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Chicago
United States
US
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United States
US
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Short biography: 

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 ascending Publication Type Publisher Year
“And Furthermore…,” Article or chapter in a book
Toward a Semantic Literary Web: Three Case Histories Conference paper or presentation 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: Setting a Direction for the Electronic Literature Organization’s Directory (2007) Series Electronic Literature Organization 2007
The Politics of Information: A Critical E-Book Under Way Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2003
The Last Novel Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2016
The Electronic Literature Directory Conference paper or presentation 2011
The Cybernetic Turn: Literary into Cultural Criticism Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2001
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 Bloomsbury Handbook of Literary and Cultural Theory Book (collection) Bloomsbury Academic 2019
Tape for the Turn of the Year: Conversations with and about Daniel Wenk Series Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2008
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
Something there badly not wrong: the life and death of literary form in databases Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2020
Riga Under Western Eyes Open Humanities Press 2006
Riga Under Western Eyes 2006
Responses to "On Reading 300 Works of Electronic Literature: Preliminary Reflections" Weblog On the Human 2009
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material, and Mental Environments Article or chapter in a book 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

Editorial work:

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

Editor of Journal:

Curator of:

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