A model to help confuse reality.

Essays by William Gillespie


The Beer underneath all this Metafictional Foam: Metaphor in Book Reviews of David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest

Drugs, Machines, & Friendships: Cybertext, Collaboration, and the Beatles

End-Stops, Enjambments, and Caesuras: Certain Line-Breaks in Recent American Poetry

Mapping The Gold Bug Variations: The Taxonomy of Intertextuality, The Partial Nature of Metaphoric Structuring, and Postmodernism

Mechanics, Kinematics, Constraint: Harry Stephen Keeler

The Oulipo: Constraints and Collaboration

The Story That Teaches You How To Write It

Structural Translations Between Literature and Music

Sure Do Wish You’d Get Ye One of These Here Taters: Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree

Twenty Consonant Poetry and the Portmanteau Lecture Series: Constraint, Collaboration, and Performance in the Creative Writing Classroom


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