The Cape: The Backstory

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The Cape: The Backstory offers background information about the conceptualization, creation, dissemination of The Cape, a work of digital literature created by J. R. Carpenter in 2005.

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I built the web iteration of The Cape over the course of 10 days in August 2005, but some of the sentences in The Cape have been kicking around in my brain since the early 1990s. When I started writing the text of The Cape I was studying Studio Art, with a concentration in Fibres & Sculpture, at Concordia University in Montreal. At the time, I had no idea what to do with such seemingly simplistic yet somehow ponderous sentences...

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