The Poem Electric: Technology and the American Lyric
Paperback | Mar 2019 | University of Minnesota Press | 9781517903664 | 304pp | 216x140mm | Forthcoming | RFB | AUD$40.99, NZD$47.99
a broad array of electronics — from radio to telephone to modern-day web
browsers — Seth Perlow considers how these technologies transform poems that
aren’t normally considered “digital.” Posing a necessary challenge to the
privilege of information in the digital humanities, Perlow develops new ways of
reading poetry, alongside and against the electronic equipment that is now ubiquitous
in our world.