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Critical Writing

4971 records
Title Author Publication Type Appears in Updated Year
Life on the Screen: Identity on the Internet Sherry Turkle Book (monograph) Analyzing Digital Fiction 28.09.2021 1995
Possible Worlds, Artificial Intelligence, and Narrative Theory Marie-Laure Ryan Book (collection) Analyzing Digital Fiction, Seeing into the Words of Digital Fiction 28.09.2021 1991
From (w)reader to breather: Cybertextual de-intentionalisation in Kate Pullinger et al.’s Breathing Wall Astrid Ensslin Analyzing Digital Fiction, Playing with rather than by the Rules: Metaludicity, Allusive Fallacy and Illusory Agency in The Path. 28.09.2021 2011
The Ethics of Computer Games Miguel Sicart Book (collection) 27.09.2021 2009
Persuasive Games: The Expressive Power of Videogames Ian Bogost Book (monograph) 27.09.2021 2007

Authors

4620 records
Last name Middle name First name Updated
Getsy David 06.10.2021
Garrelts Nate 06.10.2021
Fizek Sonia 06.10.2021
Kennedy Helen 06.10.2021
Dovey Jon 06.10.2021

Platform/Software

295 records
Title Publisher or organization Developers Year initiated Updated
iOS Apple Inc. 2007 01.11.2016
SFML Laurent Gomila 2007 27.10.2016
Nintendo DS Nintendo 2004 27.10.2016
OpenNi Apple Inc. 2013 27.09.2016
Simple Directmedia Layer (SDL) Sam Oscar Lantinga 2016 22.09.2016

Publishers and Journals

911 records
Name Updated
3:AM Magazine 26.09.2019
Aarhus University Press 17.06.2012
Ablex Press 01.07.2013
Above/Ground Press 16.06.2017
Academia del Hispanismo 26.09.2019

Databases and Archives

73 records
Name Organization Responsible Project Type Updated
Australian Electronic Literature Directo... Creative Nation: New Media Writing Database 14.05.2012
Biblumliteraria Fundación Biblioteca Virtual Miguel de Cervantes Archive 18.07.2014
CELL Search Engine Consortium on Electronic Literature (CELL) Database 05.10.2020
Ciberia: Biblioteca de Literatura Digita... Universidad Complutense, LEETHI Research Group, Ciberia Project Archive 05.10.2020
compArt daDA: the database Digital Art University of Bremen Database 16.11.2017