E-Literacies: Politexts, Hypertexts, and Other Cultural Formations in the Late Age of Print

Critical Writing
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In this early example of a non-fiction, hypertext essay published on the web, Kaplan coins the term “e-literacies”, in which she combines the concepts of electronic literacy and of a literary elite. Using this term, Kaplan discusses various interpretations of electronic media as promising or threatening, and argues that these interpretations are in fact not directly derived from the technology at all. The essay consists of 35 nodes, each ranging in length from a paragraph to a number of lines corresponding to two or three printed pages. 

Screenshot of a page in E-literacies by Nancy Kaplan
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Jill Walker Rettberg