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Digital Literature

Reorienting Narrative: E-lit as Psychogeography

Illya Szilak | Posted 08.11.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

In much of her work, writer/artist J. R. Carpenter fabricates hybrid places that are both "virtual" and attached to real world locales.

Fleshly Data: E-lit and the Post-Human

Illya Szilak | Posted 07.10.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

In this post, I examine the work of Christine Wilks who ingeniously complicates the matter/information duality by employing computer code in the form of games to re-invoke embodied existence and the unreliable memories that bodies store.

Books That Nobody Reads: E-lit at the Library of Congress

Illya Szilak | Posted 06.24.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

From April 3-5, the most vaunted library in the land hosted "Electronic Literature and Its Emerging Forms" an exhibition of 27 works of "born digital" literature, as well as print antecedents from the collection and hands-on interactive literary exercises for visitors.

It's All Fun Until Someone Loses: E-lit Plays Games

Illya Szilak | Posted 05.07.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

Rather than place poetry in opposition to technology, Jason Nelson uses language as an adjunct technology, a means to create an additional play space in which the rules no longer apply.

E-lit Plays With Language

Illya Szilak | Posted 02.07.2013 | Books
Illya Szilak

Media, like language, are processes through which information is stored, accessed and presented in certain ways to the relative exclusion (mastery) of others.

Finishing Not-Quite-First

Todd Zuniga | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Todd Zuniga

The thrill of following our app's rise (and eventual slide -- after day four we slipped from the top 100) gave me the chance to seriously eyeball the Books section and really look at what was in there.