Tag: Lexia to Perplexia

Notes Toward a Proleptic History of Electronic Reading


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

Moving Through Me as I Move


Techno-poet Stephanie Strickland surveys the digital artistic practices of her peers and presents a “paradigm for interaction.”

Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia (sidebar)


Sidebar images from “Metaphoric Networks in Lexia to Perplexia.”

New Readings


The reader steps to the fore in the final section of First Person, reconfigured and ready for interaction.

Bill Seaman's response


Bill Seaman hyphenates the “hybrid-languages” of Lexia to Perplexia.

Eugene Thacker's response (excerpt)


Eugene Thacker’s question: “To what degree does language account for the markers and meanings of embodied difference?”

N. Katherine Hayles responds


The “cognitive entailments” of a reader, or “interactor,” are where Katherine Hayles redirects the new aesthetics of electronic textuality.

The Materiality of Technotexts


A book about books conscious of their materiality, N. Katherine Hayles’ Writing Machines draws praise from Raine Koskimaa for its own media consciousness, and blame for embodied emphasis.