Log: Additions and Changes 2005

November 20, 2005: Henry Rollins Interview – Neddal Ayad discusses reading, writing, publishing and decapitated heads with Henry Rollins, punk legend and founder of 2.13.61 Publications.

October 15, 2005: Joyce Essay ContestThe third annual James Joyce essay contest is underway. The top prize is $1500!

October 3, 2005: Book Review – 98.6 and 1998.6 – A review by Steve Tomasula of Matthew Roberson's 1998.6 has been added to our existing review of the novel. Never hurts to have a second opinion!

August 27, 2005: Columns – Slightly Foxed – In defense of Joyce and Pynchon: a response to Dale Peck's Hatchet Jobs.

July 24, 2005: Spermatikos Logos (Pynchon) FeaturesAn interview with Nikolaus Stingl, German-language translator of Mason & Dixon, translated into English by The Modern Word.

May 26, 2005: The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana Annotation Project – An ever-growing resource on the countless allusions and quotations in Umberto Eco's latest novel.

May 22, 2005: Columns – Jungle Mind – Thoughts on The City of Dreadful Night, by James Thomson.

May 20, 2005: Book Review – The Fall of the Heartless HorseJustin Taylor reviews Martha Kinney’s debut verse novella.

May 20, 2005: Interviews – Emmet Cole interviews John D. Caputo on Heidegger.

April 18, 2005: Features – Zak Smith’s Illustrations For Each Page of Gravity’s Rainbow – The Modern Word hosts a staggering 755 illustrations by New York based artist, Zak Smith, depicting the events and imagery of Pynchon’s magnum opus. Our biggest update ever....

April 6, 2005: Columns – Jungle Mind – Thoughts on Memoirs of a Ghost, by G.W. Stonier.

April 1, 2005: Book Review – The ProdigalEli Jelly-Schapiro reviews Derek Walcott’s book-length poem.

March 30, 2005: Scriptorium: O’Brien – Papers – Jeffrey Mathewes’ “The Manichaean Body in The Third Policeman: or Why Joe’s Skin Is Scaly.”

March 21, 2005: Porta Ludovica (Eco) – Interviews – The Modern Word interviews Geoffrey Brock, the translator of Eco’s upcoming novel, The Mysterious Flame of Queen Loana.

February 23, 2005: Apmonia (Beckett) – Fiction – Commentary added for Beckett’s 1938 novel, Murphy.

January 21, 2005: Columns – Joyous Anarchy – Emmet Cole on the Beatification of Gaudi.

January 19, 2005: Columns – Jungle MindMichael Cisco on Jean Ray, the so-called “Belgian Poe.”

January 15, 2005: Scriptorium: Lovecraft – PapersJustin Taylor’s “A Mountain Walked or Stumbled: Madness, Apocalypse, and H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘The Call of Cthulhu’” (PDF)


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