Gloss on Locating the Literary in New Media

Gloss on Locating the Literary in New Media

While this critique is true perhaps of Hayles’ My Mother Was a Computer, a wider sample of Hayles’s work - especially her most recent collection of essays Electronic Literature - reveals just this kind of use of the literary to read the technological. In Electronic Literature Hayles urges us to read electronic literature not as reflecting but rather “reflecting upon the media from which it springs” (88).

Publication date: 
2008-11-10
Author name: 
Lori Emerson: