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George P. Landow

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Before coming to Brown in 1971, Landow taught at Columbia and Chicago universities, and he has since taught at NEH summer institutes at Yale. A Fulbright Scholar, Guggenheim Fellow, and Fellow of the Cornell Society for the Humanities, he has received numerous grants and awards from NEH and NEA, and has been invited to serve as Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, British Academy Visiting Professor at the U. of Lancaster, Visiting Research Fellow in Computer Science at the U. of Southampton, Visiting Professor, U. of Zimbabwe, and Distinguished Visiting Professor, Shaw Professor of English and Computer Science, NUS and founding dean, University Scholars Programme, NUS. His books on Victorian literature and culture include The Aesthetic and Critical Theories of John Ruskin (Princeton UP, 1971), Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows (Routledge, 1980), Approaches to Victorian Autobiography (Ohio UP, 1979), Images of Crisis: Literary Iconology, 1750 to the Present (Routledge, 1982), Ruskin (Oxford UP, 1985), A Pre- Raphaelite Friendship (UMI, 1985), Elegant Jeremiahs: The Sage from Carlyle to Mailer (Cornell UP, 1986).

His books on hypertext and digital culture include Hypermedia and Literary Studies (MIT, 1991), and The Digital Word (MIT, 1993) both co-edited with Paul Delany, and Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology (Hopkins, 1992) and Hypertext 2.0 (1997), and Hypertext: Critical Theory and New Media in an Era of Globalization (2006). He has also edited Hyper/Text/Theory (Hopkins, 1994).

He is founder and webmaster of the Victorian, Postcolonial Literature and Culture, and Cyberspace, Hypertext, and Critical Theory websites, which contain around 52,000 documents and whihc receive as many as 20 million hits/month.

(Source: Faculty webpage, Brown University)

Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
#ELRFEAT: Intervista con George P. Landow (1997) Interview 2017
Before and After the Web: George P. Landow (interviewed by Harvey L. Molloy) Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2003
Creative Nonfiction in Electronic Media: New Wine in New Bottles Article in an online journal Neohelicon 2009
Hypermedia and Literary Criticism Book (collection) The MIT Press 1991
Hypertext 2.0: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology Book (monograph) Johns Hopkins University Press 1997
Hypertext 3.0: Critical Theory and New Media in an Era of Globalization Book (monograph) Johns Hopkins University Press 2006
Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology Book (monograph) Johns Hopkins University Press 1992
Real and Virtual Cities: Intertextual and Intermedial Mindscapes Book (monograph) Editura Univers Enciplopedic 2009
Relationally Encoded Links and the Rhetoric of Hypertext Conference paper or presentation Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1987
Scholarly Publishing of Hypertext, the Case of "The Victorian Web" Conference paper or presentation 2011
Stitching Together Narrative, Sexuality, Self: Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl Review Electronic Book Review (ebr) 1996
The Definition of Hypertext and its History as a Concept Article or chapter in a book 1992
What's a Critic to Do?: Critical Theory in the Age of Hypertext Article or chapter in a book 1994
Writing at the Edge Other Eastgate Systems, Inc. 1995

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