Hyper/text/theory (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Author: George P Landow
Publisher: Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1994.
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This text examines the implications of hypertextual reading for contemporary literary theory. It explores hypertext's potential for true democratization; the relation of hypertext and political power; and what hypertext implies for philosophy and philosophical discourse.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Baltimore ; London : Johns Hopkins University Press, ©1994
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George P Landow
ISBN: 0801848377 9780801848377 0801848385 9780801848384
OCLC Number: 30319895
Description: 377 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: What's a critic to do? : Critical theory in the age of hypertext / George P. Landow --
Nonlinearity and literary theory / Espen J. Aarseth --
Wittgenstein, Genette, and the reader's narrative in hypertext / Gunnar Liestøl --
The screener's maps : Michel de Certeau's "Wandersmänner" and Paul Auster's hypertextual detective / Mireille Rosello --
"How do I stop t his thing?" : Closure and indeterminacy in interactive narratives / J. Yellowlees Douglas --
Conclusions / Terence Harpold --
The political computer : hypertext, democracy, and Habermas / Charles Ess --
Physics and hypertext : liberation and complicity in art and pedagogy / Martin E. Rosenberg --
Rhizome and resistance : hypertext and the dreams of a new culture / Stuart Moulthrop --
Socrates in the labyrinth / David Kolb --
The Miranda warnings : an experiment in hyperrhetoric / Gregory L. Ulmer.
Responsibility: edited by George P. Landow.
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Drawing on Derrida, Lacan, and Wittgenstein, Gregory Ulmer offers an example of the new form of writing hypertextuality demands.  Read more...


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In this volume, 11 pieces explore the nature of critical theory in the age of hypertext, looking variously at computers and democracy, art and pedagogy, indeterminacy, hypertext as resistance, and Read more...

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