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Computing as Writing

Computing as Writing

Daniel Punday

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Writing has long been used as a metaphor to understand computing. From the virtual desktop of modern operating systems to the way we name portable devices (the notebook computer, the iPad), writing ... More

CorridorMedia Architectures in American Fiction

Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction

Kate Marshall

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679270
eISBN:
9781452947815
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679270.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction asks what happens to the kinds of persons inhabiting the richly material landscapes of American realist and naturalist fiction of the late nineteenth ... More

Creole MedievalismColonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages

Creole Medievalism: Colonial France and Joseph Bédier's Middle Ages

Michelle R. Warren

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665259
eISBN:
9781452946498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665259.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Joseph Bédier (1864–1938) was one of the most famous scholars of his day. He held prestigious posts and lectured throughout Europe and the United States, an activity unusual for an academic of his ... More

Dead Letters SentQueer Literary Transmission

Dead Letters Sent: Queer Literary Transmission

Kevin Ohi

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780816694778
eISBN:
9781452950754
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694778.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Literary texts that address tradition and the transmission of knowledge often seem concerned less with preservation than with loss, recurrently describing scenarios of what author Kevin Ohi terms ... More

DiaboliquesSix Tales of Decadence

Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This new translation of Barbey d’Aurevilly’s Les Diaboliques, first published in 1874, aims to re-introduce Barbey to Anglophone readers. The six stories are highly dramatic, psychologically intense ... More

Each Hour RedeemTime and Justice in African American Literature

Each Hour Redeem: Time and Justice in African American Literature

Daylanne K. English

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679898
eISBN:
9781452948553
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679898.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, African-American Literature

Each Hour Redeem will be the first monograph to focus on how time has been represented materially, politically, and philosophically throughout the African American literary tradition. It therefore ... More

An Errant EyePoetry and Topography in Early Modern France

An Errant Eye: Poetry and Topography in Early Modern France

Tom Conley

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816669646
eISBN:
9781452946573
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816669646.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book studies how topography, the art of describing local space and place, developed literary and visual form in early modern France. Arguing for a “new poetics of space” ranging throughout ... More

The Essential Ellen Willis

The Essential Ellen Willis

Ellen Willis

Nona Willis Aronowitz (ed.)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816681204
eISBN:
9781452949048
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816681204.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book gathers writings that span forty years and are both deeply engaged with the times in which they were first published and yet remain fresh and relevant amid today’s seemingly intractable ... More

Eugenic FeminismReproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Eugenic Feminism: Reproductive Nationalism in the United States and India

Asha Nadkarni

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689903
eISBN:
9781452949284
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689903.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Asha Nadkarni contends that whenever feminists lay claim to citizenship based on women’s biological ability to “reproduce the nation,” they are participating in a eugenic project—sanctioning ... More

Filipino CrosscurrentsOceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization

Filipino Crosscurrents: Oceanographies of Seafaring, Masculinities, and Globalization

Kale Bantigue Fajardo

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666645
eISBN:
9781452946795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666645.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Filipino seamen currently compose approximately twenty percent of the 1.2 million international maritime transportation workers. Ninety percent of the world’s goods and commodities are transported by ... More

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