Jill Walker Rettberg

Person
Residency: 
Bergen
Norway
NO
Nationality: 
Australia
AU
Born: 
1971
Record Status: 
Short biography: 

Jill Walker Rettberg is professor of Digital Culture at the University of Bergen. 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 a decade, and tweets as @jilltxt.

Note: Works published before 2007 under name Jill Walker.

Critical writing by this author:

Title Publication Type Publisher Yearsort ascending
Distant Readings of a Field: Using Macroanalytic Digital Research Methods to Data Mine the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference panel or roundtable 2013
Electronic Literature Seen from a Distance: The Beginnings of a Field Article in an online journal Dichtung Digital 2012
Workshop on Curating and Exhibiting Electronic Literature Weblog 2012
The Genealogy of a Creative Community: Why is Afternoon the "Grandaddy" of Hypertext Fiction? Conference paper or presentation 2011
Student Research Using the ELMCIP Knowledge Base Conference paper or presentation 2011
Hypertext Fiction from 1987-1999 Conference paper or presentation 2010
Digital Media Article or chapter in a book Modern Language Association (MLA) 2010
Personal Narratives, Corporate Templates Conference paper or presentation 2009
Blogging Book (monograph) Polity 2008
Notes on N. Katherine Hayles: Literature and the Literary: Why Electronic Literature is Key to Their Future Notes and Drafts, Weblog 2007
International Electronic LIterature Conference panel or roundtable 2007
How I Was Played by Online Caroline Article or chapter in a book 2006
Weblog Article or chapter in a book Routledge 2005
Mirrors and Shadows: The Aestheticisation of Oneself 2005
Feral Hypertext: When Hypertext Literature Escapes Control Conference paper or presentation 2005
Distributed Narrative: Telling Stories Across Networks Article or chapter in a book Peter Lang 2005
Cavewriting Article in an online journal, Interview The Iowa Review Web 2004
Fiction and Interaction: How Clicking a Mouse Can Make You Part of a Fictional World Book (Ph.D. dissertation) 2003
Hypertext Criticism: Writing about Hypertext Article in an online journal Journal of Digital Information (JoDI) 2003
A Child's Game Confused Article in an online journal Journal of Digital Information (JoDI) 2001

Curator of:

Title City Country Date
The Emergence of Electronic Literature Bergen Norway August 20, 2013 to September 30, 2013
Full Name: 
Jill Walker Rettberg
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