“How Do I Stop This Thing?” Closure And Indeterminacy In Interactive Narratives

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Early critical article on narrative closure in both print and hypertext fiction that was developed into the book End of Books, Books without End. Provides an early and influential analysis of Joyce's afternoon, a story.

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Travels in Cybertextuality. The Challenge of Ergodic Literature and Ludology to Literary Theory Markku Eskelinen 2009
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