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Traversals : the use of preservation for early electronic writing

Author: Stuart Moulthrop; Dene Grigar; Joseph Tabbi
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : The MIT Press, [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Libraries were originally created to preserve, archive and (later) disseminate literature. Centuries since the first libraries were created we are faced with the same issues in a digital form. Transversals is based on an NEH-funded research project to create a strong critical foundation for the study of Preservation, Archiving, and Dissemination (PAD) techniques that can help to inform scholars interested in a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Stuart Moulthrop; Judy Malloy; Shelley Jackson; John McDaid
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart Moulthrop; Dene Grigar; Joseph Tabbi
ISBN: 9780262035972 0262035979
OCLC Number: 959033227
Description: xvi, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Stuart Moulthrop and Dene Grigar --
Entity and event : electronic literature in context / Stuart Moulthrop --
The many faces of Judy Malloy's Uncle Roger / Dene Grigar --
Coelacanth history : Uncle Buddy's phantom funhouse and the cybertext of things / Stuart Moulthrop --
Monsters and freaks : Patchwork girl and the new unreadable / Stuart Moulthrop --
The archives pertaining to Bill Bly, curator & translator / Dene Grigar --
Afterword: the Sappho syndrome, and other concerns in the preservation of born digital media / Dene Grigar.
Other Titles: Use of preservation for early electronic writing
Responsibility: Stuart Moulthrop and Dene Grigar ; foreword by Joseph Tabbi.

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An exercise in reclaiming electronic literary works on inaccessible platforms, examining four works as both artifacts and operations.  Read more...

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