Al Filreis

counter-revolution of the word

Here is a short description of my new book (a draft of the jacket copy):

Jack was language

"Time being of the essence in the purity of speech, sketching language is undisturbed flow from the mind of p

poetry online

In 2001 I was interviewed for the NPR show, "The Best of Our Knowledge." It was recorded at Bard College and aired on WAMC 90.3 FM in Albany and a number of other NPR stations that February.

Alan Cranston's anti-fascism

An instance of veracious editing as a form of political activism.

atomic anxieties

A few years ago I was asked to write a few pages that would help students and faculty prepare for discussions of Michael Frayn's Copenhagen. Specifically I was asked to describe the cultural aspects of atomic anxiety.