Stuart Moulthrop

United States
United States
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Born 1957 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Stuart Moulthrop is a writer, cybertext designer, and Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His early work, Victory Garden (1991), has been mentioned among the "golden age" of hypertext fiction. Later works, including Hegirascope (1995), Reagan Library (1999), and Under Language (2007), pertain more closely to our current age of artificial fibers. Moulthrop is the author of many essays on hypertext and digital culture, including some that have been multiply anthologized and translated.

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Critical writing by this author:

Titlesort descending Publication Type Publisher Year
#ELRFEAT: Interview with Stuart Moulthrop (2011) Interview 2017
A Subjective Chronology of Cybertext, Hypertext, and Electronic Writing Article on the author's website 2006
After the Gold Rush: Sustainable Information Culture Conference paper or presentation 2000
Best pracices for Archiving E-lit
Electronic Literature as Action and Event: Participatory Culture and “The Literary” Conference panel or roundtable 2015
End over End Keynote address 2015
Face It, Tiger, You Just Hit the Jackpot: Reading and Playing Cadre’s Varicella Conference paper or presentation 2003
For Thee: A Response to Alice Bell Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2010
Gamely Interstitial: Narrative, Excess, and Artifactual Interstanding Keynote address 1999
Hypertext, narrative, and consciousness Conference panel or roundtable Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 1989
Intimate Mechanics: One Model of Electronic Literature Conference paper or presentation 2016
Introduction of a Post-Digital: Dialogues and Debates from electronic book review. Volume 2 Book (collection) Bloomsbury Academic 2019
Judy Malloy’s Uncle Roger Article in an online journal Pathfinders 2016
Lift This End: Electronic Literature in a Blue Light Article in an online journal Electronic Book Review (ebr) 2013
Literature: Lift this End Conference paper or presentation 2012
No War Machine Article on the author's website, Article or chapter in a book 1997
Now What: Sharon Daniel and David Clark on the Digital Imaginary Article or chapter in a book 2020
Pathfinders: Documenting the Experience of Early Digital Literature Other 2015
Pax, Writing, and Change Article or chapter in a book The MIT Press
Polymers, Paranoia, and the Rhetorics of Hypertext Article in a print journal Writing on the Edge 1991

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Eventsort descending City Date Event type Link to edit content
Electronic Literature Organization 2014: Hold the Light Milwaukee 18.06.2014 Conference
ELO 2014 Pre-Conference Events Milwaukee 18.06.2014 Workshop

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Titlesort descending City Country Date
Pathfinders: 25 Years of Experimental Literary Art Chicago United States January 9, 2014 to January 11, 2014


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