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American Literature (1 June 2005) 77 (2): 379–407.
Published: 01 June 2005
...D. Quentin Miller Duke University Press 2005 D. Quentin Deeper Blues, or the Posthuman Prometheus: Miller Cybernetic Renewal and the Late-Twentieth- Century American Novel ‘‘In a Battle of Wits, Your Computer Will Always Win...
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American Literature (1 June 2019) 91 (2): 385–416.
Published: 01 June 2019
... neither modernist nor postmodernist. This literalism emerges as an aesthetic in the earthworks and writings of Michael Heizer and Robert Smithson and is isolated as a cultural logic by Thomas Pynchon’s Gravity’s Rainbow (1973). Backed by the rise of cybernetics, this literalism reconfigures the...
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American Literature (1 September 2016) 88 (3): 627–637.
Published: 01 September 2016
... infrastructures, Halpern argues, is one that has developed from early post–World War II cybernetics into the primary way in which we conceptualize the world: as an endless stream of data that demands to be organized and aestheticized. Rather than valorizing or attacking our data-driven present, Halpern...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 830–833.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Reviews  831 loudspeakers, cinema, television, and—following World War II’s cybernetic revolution—mainframe and desktop computing and the mobile interfaces of laptops, smartphones, GPS units, tablet computers, gaming systems, and RFID tags. In all three books, the bait and switch, the snare...
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American Literature (1 December 2013) 85 (4): 719–744.
Published: 01 December 2013
.../c20101221_1.htm ( accessed July 1, 2009 ). Geoghegan Bernard Dionysius . 2011 . “ From Information Theory to French Theory: Jakobson, Lévi-Strauss, and the Cybernetic Apparatus .” Critical Inquiry 38 , no. 1 : 96 – 126 . Glander Timothy . 2000 . Origins of Mass Communications...
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American Literature (1 December 2015) 87 (4): 850–853.
Published: 01 December 2015
... emerged around both Jameson and Foucault during the 1970s and 1980s, one area of theoretical discourse that flew mostly under the radar of mainstream literary theory at the time had to do with the extended legacy of cybernetics. Known today as “social systems theory,” or sometimes “second-order...
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American Literature (1 June 2017) 89 (2): 434–437.
Published: 01 June 2017
... much information (50). In the third chapter, the book’s best, Stephens develops a poignant image of Charles Olson as “both a hero and a victim of information overload” (88). Olson admires and emulates the grand scope of informational thinking, but he also considers cybernetics “amoral” and bemoans the...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 887–909.
Published: 01 December 2002
... needs of the theme park (LW, 142). The control problem in reprogenetics narratives such as Jurassic Park and The Lost World is the same one that Hayles sees in the history of cybernet- ics—the persistence of embodiment—yet with one important differ- ence: a ‘‘mania for origins’’ and a countervailing...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 855–866.
Published: 01 December 2012
... boundaries and marks multiple directions a cultural poetics might go. Damon is somewhat of a trickster, confusing genres, making claims for textual eccentricities, riding the cybernetic wave to find where poetry is going. Damon’s book also pushes the generic boundaries of criticism, inter- jecting...
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American Literature (1 December 2012) 84 (4): 827–853.
Published: 01 December 2012
... place, and the conse- quences of cybernetic posthumanism. It also foretokens Ursula Heise’s 830  American Literature suggestion that US environmental writing should broaden its horizons by staging “analyses of what it means to inhabit a globalized society through vastly increased mobility...
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American Literature (1 June 2015) 87 (2): 331–358.
Published: 01 June 2015
... .” Strange Horizons . April 28 . www.strangehorizons.com/2014/20140428/2sfcount-a.shtml . Hayles N. Katherine . 1999 . How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature, and Informatics . Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press . Hine Thomas . 2007 . “ Cold War Cool...
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 807–831.
Published: 01 December 2002
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American Literature (1 December 2002) 74 (4): 833–857.
Published: 01 December 2002
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 605–607.
Published: 01 September 2007
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 607–609.
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 610–612.
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 612–615.
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 615–618.
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 618–620.
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American Literature (1 September 2007) 79 (3): 620–622.
Published: 01 September 2007