Beat Suter

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Beat Suter has a ph.D. from the University of Zurich, Switzerland. His thesis on hyperfiction (1999) was one of the first in the German speaking areas. He works as lecturer for game design at the University of the Arts Zurich, Switzerland and at the Merz Academy in Stuttgart, Germany. He also works as publisher of edition cyberfiction and co-publisher of And he is founding member of the netart group and-or (

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Yearsort descending
Hyperfiction – ein neues Genre? Article or chapter in a book 1999
Hyperfiktion und interaktive Narration Book (monograph) - print update verlag 2000
Ein neues Literaturmilieu [zwischen Transfugalität und "Event-ualität"] Conference paper or presentation 2000
The Making of "The Famous Sound of Absolute Wreaders" Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital, 2004
Möglichkeitsraum Internet: Vom verwahrten Content zur interkreativen Allmende Article or chapter in a book 2004
Archiving Electronic Literature and Poetry: Problems, Tendencies, Perspectives Conference paper or presentation 2010
Digitales Schreiben und Archivierbarkeit von elektronischer Literatur. Article in a print journal SPIEL (Siegener Periodicum zur Internationalen Empirischen Literaturwissenschaft) 2010
Archivability of Electronic Literature in Context Article or chapter in a book Transcript 2010
Big Brother really is watching you: Literature in mobile dataspace Conference paper or presentation 2011 and Edition Cyberfiction Conference paper or presentation 2011
"Big Brother really is watching you!" Literatur in mobilen Datenräumen Article in a print journal 2011
From Theo Lutz to Netzliteratur. The Development of German-Language Electronic Literature Article in an online journal Cybertext Yearbook 2012
Cybertext Yearbook 2012 Book (collection) University of Jyväskylä 2012
Lineages of German-language Electronic Literature: the Döhl Line Conference paper or presentation 2013

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Digitaler Diskurs - Internet und Literatur Romainmôtier Switzerland January 21, 1999 to January 24, 1999
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