Volume 05, Number 1, September 1994

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Table of Contents




Disembodying the Corpus: Postcolonial Pathology in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions

Deepika Bahri


The Moving Image Reclaimed (Hypermedia)

Robert Kolker


Immersion vs. Interactivity: Virtual Reality and Literary Theory

Marie-Laure Ryan


Round Dusk: Kojève at the End

Allan Stoekl


Seizing Power: Decadence and Transgression in Foucault and Paglia

John Walker


Three Poems (Hypermedia)

Charles Bernstein


Cheered by Battleship

James Boros


Two Poems

Michael Evans



Lidia Yuknavitch


Popular Culture Column


Prehistory and Postmodernism

Andrew Levy


Review Essays


“Black Modernisms/Black Postmodernisms.” Review of Tricia Rose, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America. Wesleyan UP/ UP of New England; and Paul Gilroy, The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double-Consciousness. Harvard UP.

Russell A. Potter


“Theory That Matters.” Review of Butler, Judith. Bodies That Matter: On the Discursive Limits of “Sex”. New York & London: Routledge, 1993.

Jeffrey Nealon


“Blurring the Lines: Art on the Border.” Review of La Frontera/The Border: Art About the Mexico/United States Border Experience. Organized by the Centro Cultural de la Raza and the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.

Jonathan Markovitz


“Permanence and Change in the Global Village.” Review of Garry, Patrick M. Scrambling for Protection: The New Media and the First Amendment. Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1994.

Thomas Benson


“Postmodern Jeremiad: Kruger on Popular Culture.” Review of Barbara Kruger. Remote Control: Power, Cultures, and the World of Appearances. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1993.

Kevin J.H. Dettmar


“The Superhero Meets the Culture Critic.” Review of Reynolds, Richard. Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology. Studies in Popular Culture. Jackson: University of Mississippi Press, 1994.

Christian L. Pyle