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Plain text : the poetics of computation

Author: Dennis Tenen
Publisher: Stanford : California : Stanford University press.
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Plain Text offers a rich media history of software and hardware that reflects critically on the material contexts of knowledge production, that is, on the way we read and write today.


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Tenen
ISBN: 9781503601802 1503601803 9781503602281 1503602281 1503602346 9781503602342
OCLC Number: 1022918308
Description: x, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Computational poetics : an introduction ; Metaphor machines ; Laying bare the device : the modernist roots of computation ; Form, formula, format ; Recondite surfaces ; Literature down to a pixel ; Conclusion : human grounds for computation.
Responsibility: Dennis Tenen.
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