Volume 03, Number 1, September 1992

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Table of Contents

 
 

Introduction

 

Guest Editor’s Introduction

Larry McCaffery

 
 

Articles

 

Obsession

Kathy Acker

 

The Titles Sequence from The Adventures of Lucky Pierre

Robert Coover

 

Five Days of Bleeding

Ricardo Cruz

 

an excerpt from Birdland

Rikki Ducornet

 

Dressed to Kill Yourself

Rob Hardin

 

Attempts on Life

Annemarie Kemeny

 

Great Breakthroughs in Darkness (Being, Early Entries From The Secret Encyclopaedia of Photography)

Marc Laidlaw

 

Incarnations of the Murderer

William T. Vollmann

 
 

Popular Culture Column

 

Brekdown

John Tranter

 
 

PMC Talk

 

Two Threads: Cladistics and Cut-Ups (Excerpted from the Discussion Group PMC-TALK@NCSUVM, (7/92-8/92)

 
 

Review Essays

 

“Bargaincounterculturalcapitalism: Gear and Writhing at the New Music Seminar.” A review of the New Music Seminar and New York Nights, June 15-21, 1992, New York City.

Bill Millard

 

“The Black (W)hole of Bataille: A Genealogy of Postmodernism?” A review of The Accursed Share vols. 2 & 3, by Georges Bataille, and Heterology and the Postmodern, by Julian Pefanis.

Russell Potter

 

“Post-Literacy.” A review of Literacy Online: The Promise (and Peril) of Reading and Writing With Computers, Myron Tuman, ed.

Alan Aycock

 

“Postmodern Promos.” A review of A Poetics, by Charles Bernstein, and Radical Artifice: Writing Poetry in the Age of Media, by Marjorie Perloff.

Susan Schultz

 

“La Condition McGann.” A review of The Textual Condition, by Jerome McGann.

Kevin Kiernan

 

“Postmodern Woolf.” A review of Virginia Woolf and Postmodernism: Literature in Quest and Question of Itself, by Pamela L. Caughie.

Rebecca Stephens

 

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Notices