Jill Walker Rettberg

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Jill Walker Rettberg is professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen, and co-director of the Center for Digital Narrative. Her research focus is on how we tell stories online, and she has a particular interest in social media and personal narratives. She has published several articles on early hypertext fiction, electronic literature, digital art and social media, as well as the book Blogging (Polity Press, 2008). She also co-edited an anthology of scholarship on World of Warcraft (Digital Culture, Play, and Identity, MIT Press, 2008). Jill has been blogging at jilltxt.net for two decades, and tweets as @jilltxt.

Note: Works published before 2007 under name Jill Walker.

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Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
A Child's Game Confused Article in an online journal Journal of Digital Information (JoDI) 2001
A Narrative Analysis of the Use of Social Media in SKAM Conference paper or presentation 2017
A Network Analysis of Dissertations About Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2013
Automated Diaries and Quantified Selves Conference paper or presentation 2014
Blogging Book (monograph) - print Polity 2014
Blogging Book (monograph) - print Polity 2014
Book presentation: Seeing Ourselves Through Technology: How We Use Selfies, Blogs and Wearable Devices to See and Shape Ourselves Conference paper or presentation 2014
Cavewriting Article in an online journal, Interview The Iowa Review Web 2004
Collaborative Creativity in New Media (roundtable) Conference panel or roundtable 2014
Digital Media Article or chapter in a book Modern Language Association (MLA) 2010
Distant Readings of a Field: Using Macroanalytic Digital Research Methods to Data Mine the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference panel or roundtable 2013
Distributed Narrative: Telling Stories Across Networks Article or chapter in a book Peter Lang 2005
Do You Think You're Part of This? Digital Texts and the Second Person Address Article or chapter in a book Cybertext Yearbook 2000
Electronic Literature Communities Article or chapter in a book 2013
Electronic Literature Seen from a Distance: The Beginnings of a Field Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2012
Email Novel Article or chapter in a book 2014
Feral Hypertext: When Hypertext Literature Escapes Control Conference paper or presentation 2005
Fiction and Interaction: How Clicking a Mouse Can Make You Part of a Fictional World Book (Ph.D. dissertation) - print 2003
Hoaxes Article or chapter in a book 2014
How I Was Played by Online Caroline Article or chapter in a book 2006

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Titlesort descending City Country Date
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013

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