M.U.C. Love Letter Generator

Description (in English): 

Arguably the first work of electronic literature, this 1952 program used Alan Turing's random number generator to create combinatory love letters on the Manchester Mark I computer. While the output may not be of high literary quality, Strachey discovered and implemented the basic the basic structures of combinatory literature, at a very early point in history.

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Love Letter sample output -- from Nick Montfort's reimplementation of the program
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Jill Walker Rettberg