Tag: stephanie strickland

Language rules


geniwate writes along with sexless software agents and dismantles the gender politics of the programming man and his machine.

Rita Raley's response (excerpt)


Rita Raley praises twin interactivities.

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


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

&Now Conference Review


Late Breaking: William Gillespie, Scott Rettberg, and Rob Wittig post from Notre Dame University on the &Now festival of writers and writing.

Camille Utterback's response


Camille Utterback figures the mouse click as weakly interactive.

Hypertexts and Interactives


The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.

Bridge Work


Form and platform are bridged in Stephanie Strickland’s “V: WaveSon.nets/Losing L’una,” a book with two beginings and a website to boot. Chris Funkhouser tests the load limit of this innovative, precarious structure.

Poetry in the Electronic Environment


Stephanie Strickland on the translation of poetry from print to screen.