Alex Saum-Pascual Publishes Memory Traces

03 Sep, 2020

Alex Saum-Pascual Publishes Memory Traces

BCNM faculty Alex Saum-Pascual's article "Memory Traces: Printed Electronic Literature as a Site of Remembrance" was recently published in Comparative Literature Studies.

From the article abstract:

This article analyzes Steven Hall's The Raw Shark Texts (2007) and Robert Juan-Cantavella's Otro (2001) as examples of printed electronic literature, where the use of the codex book as inscription mechanism emphasizes a previous state of digital composition [...] I propose that we read new digital techniques for writing as unveiling a literary ruin, and we think of them as building upon the decomposition of the novelistic form and its legendary ways of telling and recording memory and history.

Read the article here!