Tag: cybertext

The Materiality of Technotexts

2003-03-27

A book about books conscious of their materiality, N. Katherine Hayles’ Writing Machines draws praise from Raine Koskimaa for its own media consciousness, and blame for embodied emphasis.

New Media Studies

2003-03-28

Scott Rettberg introduces ‘New Media Studies’: a cluster of reviews, and a term (similar in its emergence to the term ‘Postmodernism’).

The Pleasure (and Pain) of Link Poetics

2002-01-10

Entering the cyberdebates, Scott Rettberg moves beyond technique and proposes a more generative approach to hypertext, in which an author’s intention and poetic purpose have a role.

Texts and Tools

1997-03-01

Bringing the queston of ‘textuality’ into the cyberdebates, and refusing the conservative oppostion between contemplative reading and gaming, Daniel Punday argues that critics should embrace spinoff culture as a model for electronic writing.

Cybertext Theory: What An English Professor Should Know Before Trying

2001-02-01

Considering hypertext as a subset of cybertexts, Markku Eskelinen offers seven examples of how to implement Espen Aarseth’s seven-fold typology.

The Rules of the Game

2002-09-06

Virginia Kuhn reviews an essay collection - Cybertext: Yearbook 2000 - ambivalent about its own printed status.

Cyber|literature and Multicourses: Rescuing Electronic Literature from Infanticide

2001-01-10

In response to Nick Montfort’s review of Cybertext, N. Katherine Hayles coins an alternative term, Cyber|literature.

Hypertext '97

1997-04-20

John Cayley reviews the Hypertext ‘97 Conference, which brought together representatives from corporate and academic sectors.

Cybertext Killed the Hypertext Star

2000-12-30

Nick Montfort reviews Espen J. Aarseth’s Cybertext, which stakes out a post-hypertextual terrain for literary criticism and practice. Interactive excerpts from some of the cybertexts that Aarseth discusses are included.

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