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Eyal Amiran

Associate Professor, Comparative Literature
School of Humanities

Associate Professor, Film & Media Studies
School of Humanities

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1989, English


A.B., University of Chicago, 1981, Behavioral Sciences

Phone: (949) 824-6406
Fax: (949) 824-6416
Email: amiran@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
Department of Comparative Literature
275 Humanities Instructional Bldg.
Mail Code: 2561
Irvine, CA 92697

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Research
Interests
modernism, postmodernism, digital media, psychoanalysis, textual theory
   
Research
Abstract
I'm working on two longterm book-length projects: Nonsense and Motivation, on modernist textual theory, and Holding, Pointing, Throwing, on psychologies of control in popular media.
   
Publications Selected Publications:

Books:

Wandering and Home: Beckett's Metaphysical Narrative. College Park, PA: Penn State UP, 1993.

Co-editor, with John Unsworth. Essays in Postmodern Culture. NY: Oxford UP, 1993.


Editing:

Editor, Postmodern Culture (Johns Hopkins University Press), 1990-1996, 2004-present. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/pmc/.

Co-editor, "Jacques Derrida Special Issue." Postmodern Culture 15.3 (May 2005).


Articles:

“Occupy Publishing: A Postcard to the Peer-Review Imaginary.” The Journal of English Language and Literature (Korea) 59:3 (Summer 2013): 456-465.

“The Shadow of the Object in Peter Pan.” ESC: English Studies in Canada 38.3-4 (2013): 161-188.

“Beckett’s Lucky Chance: Speculation in In Dialogue with Godot: Waiting and Other Thoughts. Ed. Ranjan Ghosh. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/ Rowman and Littlefield (2013): 131-148.

"The Rhetoric of Digital Utopia after Sade: Utopian Architecture and the Static Subject of Digital Art." Discourse 32.2 (Spring 2010): 186-211.

"The Open Access Debate." Symploke 18.1-2 (2010), 209-218.

"Revolution in Abstraction." The Minnesota Review 65-66 (Fall/Spring 2006): 193-202.

"We, the Future of Jacques Derrida." Editor's Introduction. Postmodern Culture 15.3 (September 2005). http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/pmc.

"Salman Rushdie.” Postmodernism: The Key Figures. Ed. Hans Bertens and Joseph Natoli. Oxford, UK: Blackwell Publishers Ltd., 2002, 287-291.

"George Herriman's Black Sentence: The Legibility of Race in Krazy Kat.” Mosaic 33.3 (September 2000), 57-79.

“After Dynamic Narratology.” Style 34.2 (Summer 2000), 212-26.

“Oedipuscripts.” Review article. Studies in the Novel 31.2 (summer 1999), 234-40.

"Signing Woolf: The Textual Body of the Name." Genders 29 (May 1999); http://www.genders.org/.

"The Publishing Imaginary and Electronic Media." The Minnesota Review ns. 48-49 (1998), 91-102.

"Electronic Time and the Serials Revolution." The Yale Journal of Criticism 10.2 (Fall 1997), 445-54. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/yale_journal_of_criticism/v010/10.2amiran.html.

"Against Narratology: Postmodern Narrative Returns." SubStance 81 (1996), 90-109.

"The Rhetoric of Serials at the Present Time." The Serials Librarian 28.3/4 (1996), 209-21. Rpt. in Serials to the Tenth Power: Tradition, Technology, and Transformation. Ed. Mary Ann Sheble and Beth Holley. New York: Howarth Press, Inc. (1996).

"Apparent Offspring: Joyce's Beckett's Succession in the Wake." The Centennial Review 37.2 (Spring 1993), 401-14.

"Figuring the Mind: Totality and Displacement in Beckett's Fiction." Journal of Beckett Studies 1.1&2 (1992), 39-54.

"Proofs of Origin: Stephen's Intertextual Art in Ulysses." James Joyce Quarterly 29.4 (Summer 1992), 775-89.

"Refereed Electronic Journals and the Future of Scholarly Publishing." With Elaine Orr and John Unsworth. Advances in Library Automation and Networking, v.4. Ed. Joe A. Hewitt. Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1991, 25-53.

"Rhetorics of Simulation and the 1984 Ulysses." Studies in the Novel 22.2 (Summer 1990), 142-47.
   
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