Martin Paul Eve
academic in London, United Kingdom
Martin Paul Eve is Professor of Literature, Technology and Publishing at Birkbeck, University of London. Previously he was a Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck, a Lecturer in English at the University of Lincoln, UK, and an Associate Tutor/Lecturer at the University of Sussex, where he completed his Ph.D.
Martin specialises in contemporary American fiction (primarily the works of Thomas Pynchon, Don DeLillo, Jennifer Egan, and David Foster Wallace), histories and philosophies of technology, evaluative cultures in the academy, and technological mutations in scholarly publishing. He is the author of four books, Pynchon and Philosophy: Wittgenstein, Foucault and Adorno (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014: 9781137405494), Open Access and the Humanities: Contexts, Controversies and the Future (Cambridge University Press, 2014: 9781107484016), Password (Bloomsbury Academic, 2016: 9781501314872), and Literature Against Criticism: University English & Contemporary Fiction in Conflict (Open Book Publishers, 2016: 9781783742738). Martin’s next book, Close Reading with Computers: Textual Scholarship, Computational Formalism, and David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas is under contract with Stanford University Press. From 2015-2020, Martin is a member of the UK English Association’s Higher Education committee.