6.0343 OUP to Publish E-Journal PMC (1/84)
Elaine Brennan & Allen Renear (EDITORS@BROWNVM.BITNET)
Thu, 5 Nov 1992 07:27:36 EST
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 6, No. 0343. Thursday, 5 Nov 1992.
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 92 10:55:18 EST
From: Editors of PMC <PMC@NCSUVM>
OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS TO PUBLISH _POSTMODERN CULTURE_
Oxford University Press and _Postmodern Culture_ are pleased to
announce a new partnership in electronic publishing. Beginning
in January of 1993, Oxford will publish _Postmodern Culture_,
marking the first time a university press has published a
networked, fully electronic journal.
_Postmodern Culture_ is a peer-reviewed electronic journal of
interdisciplinary criticism on contemporary literature, theory,
and culture. It is currently published at North Carolina State
University, and is supported by the NCSU Dept. of English, the
NCSU Libraries, NCSU Campus and Engineering Computing, the NCSU
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the NCSU Research
Office. _Postmodern Culture_ has appeared three times a year
since September of 1990; at present, it has over 2,300
subscribers in more than 40 countries.
Oxford University Press established an electronic publishing
research unit in late 1985 and released their first electronic
products in 1988. Oxford currently publishes more than fifty
electronic packages in science, medicine, general reference, and
the humanities and social sciences: _Postmodern Culture_ will be
Oxford's first electronic journal and its first networked
All back issues of _Postmodern Culture_ are always available, and
previous issues have included:
Andrew Ross, "Hacking Away at the Counter-culture"
bell hooks, "Postmodern Blackness"
Laura Kipnis, "Marx: The Video (A Politics of Revolting
George Yudice, "Feeding the Transcendent Body"
Kathy Acker, "Dead Doll Humility" and "Obsession"
Neil Larsen, "Postmodernism and Imperialism: Theory and
Politics in Latin America"
Patrick O'Donnell, "His Master's Voice: On William Gaddis's
Greg Ulmer, "Grammatology Hypermedia"
Susan Howe, "Incloser"
Charles Bernstein, "The Second War and Postmodern Memory"
Allison Fraiberg, "Of AIDS, Cyborgs, and Other
Indiscretions: Resurfacing the Body in the Postmodern"
(with a response by David Porush)
Stuart Moulthrop, "You Say You Want A Revolution: Hypertext
and the Laws of Media"
Bob Perelman, "The Marginalization of Poetry"
Fred Pfeil, "Revolting Yet Conserved: Family %Noir% in _Blue
Velvet_ and _Terminator 2_"
Rochelle Owens, "Drum and Whistle" and "Black Stems," Two
Poems from _LUCA: Discourse on Life & Death_
Paul McCarthy, "Postmodern Pleasure and Perversity:
Scientism and Sadism"
Robert Coover, Title Sequence from _Lucky Pierre_
Marc Laidlaw, "Great Breakthroughs in Darkness"
Plus: reviews of books and events, notices of conferences
and publications, and Popular Culture columns on the
televising of the Tour de France, Satanism and the mass
media, women's body-building, lesbian bodies in the age
of postmechanical reproduction, and others.
For a free electronic-mail subscription to _Postmodern Culture_,
send a subscription request with your first and last name to
PMC@NCSUVM.CC.NCSU.EDU or to PMC@NCSUVM. To subscribe to disk or
microfiche before January, 1993, send $15 (individual rate) or
$30 (institutional rate) to:
Raleigh, NC 27695-8105
In Canada, add $3; outside North America, add $7. Please specify
disk format (Macintosh 3.5", IBM 3.5" or IBM 5.25"). After
January, 1993, send disk and microfiche subscription requests to:
Oxford University Press
2001 Evans Road
Cary, NC 27513