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Michael Joyce

MICHAEL JOYCE is the author of eleven books in a career as a writer in several genres?poet, critic, and collaborative multimedia artist. Joyce is best known as the author of Afternoon, which The New York Times called “the granddaddy of hypertext fictions,” and which The Toronto Globe and Mailsaid “is to the hypertext interactive novel what the Gutenberg bible is to publishing.”

from Foucault, in Winter, in the Linnaeus Garden

This novel takes the form of an historical fantasy consisting of letters, all imaginary and most of them unsent, which thus “fiction” an imaginary history that is at least doubly fictional: an imagined imagined life of the philosopher Michel Foucault.


The Brooklyn Rail

NOV 2023

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