As Christian Moraru argues here that the new is still the objective in contemporary writing. But writers and artists make it by making it anew rather than new ("Get it used," Andrei Codrescu invites us), a new not so much novel as renovated, reframed and reproduced rather than produced, which by the same token redefines and advertises authorship as deliberate plagiarism.
Joseph Tabbi reads both the book and the hypertext version of Strickland's True North.
Paul Harris explores IN.S.OMNIA's technographies.
Tempering the myth of global variety, David Golumbia processes the dominance of English in digital environments - and a highly standardized English at that.
The parallels (and oppositions) between hypertext and AI are brought out in section five.
Greg Dyer steals glances at women('s) writing on the World Wide Web.