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Digital Ekphrasis and the Uncanny: Toward a Poetics of Augmented Reality

Critical Writing
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In this essay, Robert P. Fletcher demonstrates how, while putting together digital and print media affordances, augmented print may evoke in readers a sense of the uncanny. Fletcher also explains how works such as Amaranth Borsuk’s Abra (2014), Aaron A. Reed and Jacob Garbe’s Ice-Bound (2016) or Stuart Campbell’s Modern Polaxis (2014) seem to demonstrate the existence of a never-ending return of the “familiar” in electronic literature.

Events referenced:

Titlesort descending Date Location
ELO 2015 Workshops 04.08.2015
University of Bergen, HF-bygget
Sydnesplassen 7
5007 Bergen
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Mona Pihlamäe