Author Archives: Bradley J. Fest

About Bradley J. Fest

Bradley J. Fest is assistant professor of English at Hartwick College. He is the author of two books of poetry, The Rocking Chair (Blue Sketch, 2015) and The Shape of Things (Salò, 2017), and has published a number of essays on contemporary literature and culture. He blogs at The Hyperarchival Parallax.

Wow. . . .

Let me just say how deeply impressed by the work all of you did on Blog Post 4. It was an absolute pleasure to read through your various engagements w/ a truly diverse body of texts. Truly. Wow. Great work.

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Another Link Screwup

So, Jason Nelson’s Dreamphage version 1 link is now actually correct to the right.

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Tiny Mistake on Moulthrop Hegirascope Link

So, based on the shifting nature of Stuart Moulthrop’s Hegirascope (1995), the link I originally had provided to the right starts quite a ways into the work, and not on its first page. I have rectified this problem, and the link should … Continue reading

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More on Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl

So, as I said in class today, I’m sorry that the obsolescence of certain software and hardware has made Shelley Jackson‘s Patchwork Girl (1995) prohibitively difficult to read in a classroom setting, but it certainly deserves all the attention it has … Continue reading

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Electronic Literature Resources

Over the past few days I’ve stumbled across a couple resources for electronic literature that might be useful. The first is a website dedicated to electronic poetry: I Love E-Poetry. Among what looks to be a considerable body of work … Continue reading

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FINISHING INFINITE JEST

So, I am really eager to talk about the end of the novel, and have been planning on talking about the end on Thursday, but if another class or two means more people will be finished and it improves our … Continue reading

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When Infinite Jest Is Just TOO Interactive; or, Martin Heidegger’s Vorhandenheit

Last night, when I went to take my tenth anniversary edition of David Foster Wallace’s  (1996) out of my bag, I discovered that time had been moving through it in a disastrous way. I had suspected that my well-read second copy … Continue reading

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