Tag: design

Will Wright's response (excerpt)


The man behind The Sims, Will Wright, places narrative controls back in the hands of gamers.

Multimedia Textuality; or, an Oxymoron for the Present


Katherine Acheson’s free-standing hypertext demonstrates how design
can reinforce what’s said, offer a counterpoint, and, occasionally,
convey a critique of the critic.

Introduction - Illuminated Criticism


Andrew McMurry introduces Katherine Acheson’s review of Radiant
, declaring that Acheson’s illuminated critique exemplifies what’s missing in McGann: the use of design not just to illustrate prose but also to extend a textual engagement.

Adrian Miles responds to Hypertexts and Interactives


Miles Adrian on themes of print vs. digital, engagement vs. immersion, easy vs. difficult, and affect vs. effect, as they appear in section five of First Person.

Pervaded by Epistemology


A review of Writing Machines, building on a number of the book’s earlier reviewers in ebr and elsewhere.

Reading Writing Space


Anne Burdick reads Jay David Bolter’s Writing Space.

Image + Narrative


In collecting essays for ebrs 6 and 7, the editors sought work that would not only talk about image and narrative theory in the networked environment; we wanted essays with design elements in their very construction. The essays were presented in the context of Anne Burdick’s first integral design for the journal itself, ebr version 2.0.

New ebr Interface


In the fall of 1997, with the launch of ebr version 2.0, ebr editors Anne Burdick and Joseph Tabbi introduced a weaving metaphor to describe the journal interface. Three years later, Burdick sent in the following proposal for ebr 3.0, an entirely new version that enacts the metaphor using database technology.