Tag: hypertext

The Revolution of an Anachronism: Radical Hypertextualism in a Text by Renaud Camus


Jan Baetens re-reads a print hypertext by France’s leading gay author, whose work loses something in the actual translation into electronic hypertext.

False Pretenses, Parasites, and Monsters


Tom Leclair surveys six gargantuan texts - both hyper- and print - and finds that size is not all that matters.

Soliciting Taste: How sweet the taste of salted bream...


Teri Hoskin, as part of the collection of electropoetics essays on Gregory Ulmer, hypertextually approaches the question of writing and design, of writing as design.

Review of A Companion to Digital Literary Studies


Scott Hermanson considers the Companion’s success in negotiating its own position between digital literature and print media.

Electronic Literature circa WWW (and Before)


Chris Funkhouser reads the Electronic Literature Collection Vol. 1 as a crucial document, an effective reflection of literary expression and areas of textual exploration in digital form.

Letters That Matter: The Electronic Literature Collection Volume 1


John Zuern considers the significance of the first volume of ELO’s Electronic Literature Collection for the future of electronic arts.

Plagiarism, Creativity, and the Communal Politics of Renewal


As Christian Moraru argues here that the new is still the objective in contemporary writing. But writers and artists make it by making it anew rather than new (“Get it used,” Andrei Codrescu invites us), a new not so much novel as renovated, reframed and reproduced rather than produced, which by the same token redefines and advertises authorship as deliberate plagiarism.

From Mystorian to Curmudgeon: Skulking Toward Finitude


Marcel O’Gorman offers a candid account of what it means to introduce the computer apparatus into teaching in the humanities.

Rhythm Science, Part I


tobias c. van Veen reviews Paul D. Miller a.k.a. Dj Spooky that Subliminal Kid’s MIT publication, Rhythm Science.

&Now Conference Review


Late Breaking: William Gillespie, Scott Rettberg, and Rob Wittig post from Notre Dame University on the &Now festival of writers and writing.