George P. Landow, Professor George P Landow
Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994 - Literary Criticism - 377 pages
In his widely acclaimed book Hypertext George P. Landow described a radically new information technology and its relationship to the work of such literary theorists as Jacques Derrida and Roland Barthes. Now Landow has brought together a distinguished group of authorities to explore more fully the implications of hypertextual reading for contemporary literary theory.
Among the contributors, Charles Ess uses the work of Jrgen Habermas and the Frankfurt School to examine hypertext's potential for true democratization. Stuart Moulthrop turns to Deleuze and Guattari as a point of departure for a study of the relation of hypertext and political power. Espen Aarseth places hypertext within a framework created by other forms of electronic textuality. David Kolb explores what hypertext implies for philosophy and philosophical discourse. Jane Yellowlees Douglas, Gunnar Liestol, and Mireille Rosello use contemporary theory to come to terms with hypertext narrative. Terrence Harpold investigates the hypertextual fiction of Michael Joyce. Drawing on Derrida, Lacan, and Wittgenstein, Gregory Ulmer offers an example of the new form of writing hypertextuality demands.
Results 1-3 of 45
... size of a large book , have begun to change the nature and location of
computer use , and I already encounter students who come to classes and
seminars with Apple Powerbooks on which they consult and take notes within
hypertext webs .
One can simply treat the endnotes for the entire volume as a separate document
and link sentences that bear note ... a more appropriate method requires placing
single notes in individual lexias and linking them to the relevant portions of the ...
Nelson suggests that interactive media will encourage “ populitism , " the
dissemination of specialized knowledge within unconventional or unofficial
networks . 16 Bolter notes the gradual erosion of absolute social hierarchies in
the West and ...
What people are saying - Write a review
Nonlinearity and Literary Theory 51
Wittgenstein Genette and the Readers Narrative
Michel de Certeaus Wandersmänner
8 other sections not shown