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"Essential Reading": A Review of Daniel Punday's Five Strands of Fictionality

2011-03-12

Anthony Warde traces Daniel Punday’s analysis of the intertwining strands of contemporary “fictionality,” the different modes - from “myth” to “assemblage” - by which invented stories are legitimated. Punday’s work implies that the active construction of ‘life-fictions’ is becoming more significant in contemporary technoculture, a view that runs counter to the more pessimistic view of agency in Baudrillard’s Simulacrum America and other accounts of a wholly ‘virtual’ reality.

Multimedia Textuality; or, an Oxymoron for the Present

2006-11-11

Katherine Acheson’s free-standing hypertext demonstrates how design
can reinforce what’s said, offer a counterpoint, and, occasionally,
convey a critique of the critic.

Introduction - Illuminated Criticism

2006-11-11

Andrew McMurry introduces Katherine Acheson’s review of Radiant
Textuality
, declaring that Acheson’s illuminated critique exemplifies what’s missing in McGann: the use of design not just to illustrate prose but also to extend a textual engagement.

The Flights of A821: dearchiving the proceedings of a birdsong

1997-12-30

Marta Werner uncages Emily Dickinson’s fragments.