Saving the Subject: Remediation in House of Leaves

@article{Hayles2002SavingTS,
  title={Saving the Subject: Remediation in House of Leaves},
  author={N. Katherine Hayles},
  journal={American Literature},
  year={2002},
  volume={74},
  pages={779 - 806}
}
Is it possible to save the subject now that it has been imploded by Jean Baudrillard, deconstructed by Jacques Derrida, and pronounced dead by Fredric Jameson, only to be revived as a schizophrenic? (Not to mention its re-creation as an infinitely malleable information pattern by biomedical practices like the Visible Human Project.) For writers who hope to make a living from their work, the problem with such high-tech and high-theory exercises is that the majority of mainstream, nonacademic… 
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