Electronic Literature Directory

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The Electronic Literature Directory (ELD 2.0) is a collection of literary works, descriptions, and keywords. As the Web evolves, the work of literature co-evolves in ways that need to be named, tagged, and recognized in a Web 2.0 environment. For this purpose, the ELD is designed to bring authors and readers together from a wide a range of imaginative, critical, technological, and linguistic practices.

Both a repository of works and a critical companion to e-literature, the ELD hosts discussions that are capable of being referenced and revised over years of use. In this respect, Directory content differs from blogs and wikis in that each entry, once it is approved by a board of editors, is unchanging. The submission of entries and their evaluation is open to anyone, and any entry can be supplemented if a later reader can successfully advance an alternative vision of the work and its context.

(Source: ELD, About the Directory)

Critical writing that references this Database or Archive:

Title Author Yearsort descending
Stalking the Wild Hypertext: The Electronic Literature Directory Robert Kendall 2000
The heuristic value of electronic literature Serge Bouchardon 2010
The Heuristic Value of Electronic Literature Serge Bouchardon 2010
ELD & ELMCIP (Interview with Scott Rettberg & Joseph Tabbi) David Jhave Johnston, Scott Rettberg, Joseph Tabbi 2012
Relocating the Literary: In Networks, Knowledge Bases, Global Systems, Material and Mental Environments Joseph Tabbi 2013
Manuel Portela and Rui Torres on the Portuguese E-Lit Collection at ELMCIP.net Álvaro Seiça 2013
Reconfiguração do conhecimento no espaço hipermediático. Análise e avaliação de cinco arquivos digitais Diogo Gomes 2013
Locating Literary Heritage in Paratexts: An Analysis of Peritexts in Electronic Literature Patricia Tomaszek 2013
The PO.EX Digital Archive of Portuguese Experimental Literature: A Review Álvaro Seiça 2014
The Disturbed Dialectic of Literary Criticism in an Age of Innovation Davin Heckman 2014
A Survey of Electronic Literature Collections María Goicoechea, Luis Pablo Nuñez 2014
The ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base: A Review Álvaro Seiça 2014
O PO.EX, Arquivo Digital da Literatura Experimental Portuguesa: Uma Recensão Álvaro Seiça 2014
Electronic Literature in Public Libraries: Introduction Alexandr Belov 2014
Electronic Literature and Online Literary Databases: The PO.EX and ELMCIP Cases Álvaro Seiça 2014
Narrative Affect in William Gillespie's Keyhole Factory and Morpheus: Biblionaut, or, Post-Digital Fiction for the Programming Era Eric Dean Rasmussen 2016
Curating Digital Archives: Interoperability and Appropriation @ PO-EX.NET Rui Torres 2017
CELL Project Meeting Davin Heckman, Dene Grigar, Gabriel Tremblay-Gaudette, Joseph Tabbi, Rui Torres, Leonardo L. Flores, Bertrand Gervais, Ariane Savoie, Enrico Agostini Marchese, Servanne Monjour, John Cayley, Scott Rettberg, Álvaro Seiça, Hannah Ackermans 2018
ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base in Review Scott Rettberg, Eric Dean Rasmussen, Álvaro Seiça 2018
Reading Digits – Haptic Reading Processes in the Experience of Digital Literary Works Diogo Marques 2018
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