Tag: lev manovich

Notes Toward a Proleptic History of Electronic Reading

2004-08-27

Matthew Kirschenbaum rethinks the final section of First Person in light of “five basic strategies for furthering the history of reading.”

How I Was Played by Online Caroline

2005-04-18

Jill Walker’s encounter with a participatory, and vaguely sinister, online narrative.

Videogames of the Oppressed

2004-06-24

Gonzalo Frasca’s proposal for videogames that address “critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues.”

Critical Simulation

2004-06-27

Theories of performance, training, and psychology explain simulation - or do they? - in the third section of First Person.

John Cayley's response

2005-05-21

“Playing with play,” John Cayley sets ludology on an even playing field with literature, but without literary scholarship’s over-reliance on ‘story,’ ‘closure,’ and ‘pleasure.’

What Remains in Liam's Going

2003-11-03

Pattern, absence, routine, return - Dave Ciccoricco mulls the shape(s) in Michael Joyce’s new paper novel, Liam’s Going

Virtuality and VRML: Software Studies After Manovich

2003-08-29

A call for (and example of) material studies of software from Matt Kirschenbaum, spurred by the Digital Arts and Culture conference, 2000.