John Cayley replays what is literal and literary in the digital.
Sidebar images from “Literal Art: Neither Lines nor Pixels but Letters.”
For all the talk of cyber-difference, screens still behave like pages. The contributors in section six have developed, in response, a digital aesthetics unlike that of print.
Choosing between James Joyce and Stephen King means choosing between engagement and immersion. Or does it?
Are actors really acting when they’re characters? How about characters - can they really act? Richard Schechner asks twice.
Who says hypertext readers have more brains than gamers? Not Henry Jenkins.
Stephanie Strickland makes marks an intervention across the “I.”
Camille Utterback figures the mouse click as weakly interactive.
Mark Bernstein and Diane Greco address “the utility question.”
Andrew Stern contrasts the “drama” of Façade against cognitive realism.