The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature

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2018
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Abstract (in English): 

The digital age has had a profound impact on literary culture, with new technologies opening up opportunities for new forms of literary art from hyperfiction to multi-media poetry and narrative-driven games. Bringing together leading scholars and artists from across the world, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature is the first authoritative reference handbook to the field.

Crossing disciplinary boundaries, this book explores the foundational theories of the field, contemporary artistic practices, debates and controversies surrounding such key concepts as canonicity, world systems, narrative and the digital humanities, and historical developments and new media contexts of contemporary electronic literature. Including guides to major publications in the field, The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature is an essential resource for scholars of contemporary culture in the digital era.

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Contents (Critical Writing):

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'your visit will leave a permanent mark’: Poetics in the Post-Digital Economy Davin Heckman, James O’Sullivan
Combination and Copulation: Making Lots of Little Poems Aden Evens
Electronic Literature and The Poetics of Contiguity Mario Aquilina
Flat Logics, deep Critique: Temporalities, Aesthetics, and Ecologies in Electronic Literature on the Web Allison M. Schifani
Glitch Poetics: The Posthumanities of Error Nathan Jones
Hypertext: Storyspace to Twine Astrid Ensslin, Lyle Skains
I Hold It Toward You: A Show of Hands Shelley Jackson
Immanence, Inc.: Algorithm, Flow, and the Displacement of the Real Brian Kim Stefans
Internet and Digital Textuality: A Deep Reading of 10:01 Mehdy Sedaghat Payam
Introduction [The Bloomsbury Handbook of Electronic Literature] Joseph Tabbi
Lift This End: Electronic Literature in a Blue Light Stuart Moulthrop
Literature and Narrative in Social Media: A Travesty, or, in Defense of Pretension Rob Wittig
Literature and Netprov in Social Media: A Travesty, or, in Defense of Pretension Rob Wittig
Narrativity Daniel Punday
Of Presence and Electronic Literature Luciana Gattass
Our Tools Make Us (And Our Literature) Post Steve Tomasula
Post-Digital Writing Florian Cramer
Postmodern, Posthuman, Post-Digital Laura Shackelford
Rebooting Cognition in Electronic Literature David Ciccoricco
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material, and Mental Environments Joseph Tabbi
Scarcity and Abundance Martin Paul Eve
The Advent of Aurature and the End of (Electronic) Literature John Cayley
The Freedom Adventure of Portuguese Experimentalism and Kinetic Poetry Álvaro Seiça
Unwrapping the eReader: On the Politics of Electronic Literature David S. Roh
Writing under Constraint of the Regime of Computation Manuel Portela

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A Thousand Plateaus Gilles Deleuze, Félix Guattari

Teaching Resource using this Critical Writing:

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Digital Humanities in Practice (DIKULT 207, UiB, Fall 2018) Syllabus Scott Rettberg, Hannah Ackermans, Jill Walker Rettberg 2018

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