Tag: elo

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

2001-10-01

Following Katherine Hayles, Matthew Kirschenbaum agrees that materiality matters.

How to Think (with) Thinkertoys: Electronic Literature Collection, Volume 1

2007-10-10

Adalaide Morris considers ‘tutor texts’ in the Electronic Literature Collection and, in doing so, articulates a poetics for the emerging field of e-lit. Instead of fulfilling Ted Nelson’s dream of ‘computer lib,’ the most compelling entries in the Collection emphasize the continuing necessity of writing under constraint. When the revolution
turns out to be, not a liberation from a culture of control but its
transformation, practices long familiar to experimental poets in print become generalized throughout new media and their panoply of
‘thinkertoys.’

Electronic Literature circa WWW (and Before)

2007-10-08

Chris Funkhouser reads the Electronic Literature Collection Vol. 1 as a crucial document, an effective reflection of literary expression and areas of textual exploration in digital form.

Letters That Matter: The Electronic Literature Collection Volume 1

2007-10-09

John Zuern considers the significance of the first volume of ELO’s Electronic Literature Collection for the future of electronic arts.