Tag: cyberdebates

Materiality and Matter and Stuff: What Electronic Texts Are Made Of

2001-10-01

Following Katherine Hayles, Matthew Kirschenbaum agrees that materiality matters.

Pervaded by Epistemology

2003-04-20

A review of Writing Machines, building on a number of the book’s earlier reviewers in ebr and elsewhere.

The Pleasure (and Pain) of Link Poetics

2002-01-10

Entering the cyberdebates, Scott Rettberg moves beyond technique and proposes a more generative approach to hypertext, in which an author’s intention and poetic purpose have a role.

Texts and Tools

1997-03-01

Bringing the queston of ‘textuality’ into the cyberdebates, and refusing the conservative oppostion between contemplative reading and gaming, Daniel Punday argues that critics should embrace spinoff culture as a model for electronic writing.

The Rules of the Game

2002-09-06

Virginia Kuhn reviews an essay collection - Cybertext: Yearbook 2000 - ambivalent about its own printed status.

Hypertext '97

1997-04-20

John Cayley reviews the Hypertext ‘97 Conference, which brought together representatives from corporate and academic sectors.

ebr version 1.0: Winter 1995/96

1995-12-30

From the start, the editors made it clear that the electronic book review would be about more than reviewing books.