A Companion to Digital Literary Studies by Ray Siemens, Susan Schreibman

By Ray Siemens, Susan Schreibman

This Companion deals an intensive exam of the way new applied sciences are altering the character of literary experiences, from scholarly enhancing and literary feedback, to interactive fiction and immersive environments.

  • A whole evaluation exploring the applying of computing in literary stories
  • Includes the seminal writings from the sector
  • Focuses on tools and views, new genres, formatting matters, and most sensible practices for electronic renovation
  • Explores the hot genres of hypertext literature, installations, gaming, and internet blogs
  • The Appendix serves as an annotated bibliography

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On the contrary, it is a place of ceaseless negotiations and ruses. Which means that there is no reference by which to judge the opponent’s strength; one does not know if s/he is a god or a human. It is a beggar, but it may be a god, since the other is metamorphic, and one will have to judge therefore by opinion alone, that is, without criteria’’ (Lyotard and The´baud 1985: 42–3). 5 The following from Lisa Gitelman and Geoffrey B. Pingree’s introduction (‘‘What’s New About New Media’’) to their edited collection, New Media, 1740–1915, seems to me very wise: ‘‘we might say that new media, when they first emerge, pass through a phase of identity crisis, a crisis precipitated at least by the uncertain status of the given medium in relation to established, known media and their functions.

22 I discuss the explicit aversion of Brooks to information and media in Liu 2005. 23 On the relation between formalist close reading and the technical, see Liu 1994: 401–2 n. 14. ’’) to Chun and Keenan. 25 See Liu 2003 and Liu 2006 for discussion of poiesis, techne¯, and the humanities as a technical profession. References and Further Reading Aristotle (1958). The Poetics. In On Poetry and Style: Aristotle (G. M. A. ). Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, pp. 400–6. Augustine (1961). Confessions. (R. S.

While the ‘‘narrative’’ trope has thus far served us well, the very direction – or, rather, multiple directions – in which I have taken it mean that we may now need to expand upon the concept. ’’ In the end, imagination is a more capacious term than narrative for what is involved. 2013 1:41pm Compositor Name: ARaju 16 Alan Liu then it follows that the best stories of new media encounter – emergent from messy, reversible entanglements with history, socio-politics, and subjectivity – do not go from beginning to end, and so are not really stories at all.

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