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A Companion to Digital Literary Studies

A Companion to Digital Literary Studies

by Ray Siemens
     
 

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A Companion to Digital Literary Studies offers an extensive examination of how new technologies are changing the nature of literary studies. Through a series of specially commissioned articles by leading scholars, theorists, and writers creating born-digital literature, the text provides a thorough overview of the intersections between computing, literary

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A Companion to Digital Literary Studies offers an extensive examination of how new technologies are changing the nature of literary studies. Through a series of specially commissioned articles by leading scholars, theorists, and writers creating born-digital literature, the text provides a thorough overview of the intersections between computing, literary studies, and new media. It takes a highly interdisciplinary perspective in its examination of scholarly editing and literary criticism, interactive fiction and gaming, multimedia and immersive environments, and born digital literature.

This Companion is the only comprehensive collection of seminal works available to meet the needs of this growing area of inquiry. It is a must-read for anyone wishing to understand, use, or create digital literature.

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"Once again Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman have produced a remarkable collection of writing about scholarship and resource creation in the area of digital humanities .... The companion provides a very thorough survey of research and resource development in numerous area of digital literary studies, written by an impressive collection of leading scholars." (The Review of English Studies)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118492277
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/04/2013
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

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From the Publisher
"Once again Ray Siemens and Susan Schreibman have produced a remarkable collection of writing about scholarship and resource creation in the area of digital humanities … The companion provides a very thorough survey of research and resource development in numerous area of digital literary studies, written by an impressive collection of leading scholars." (The Review of English Studies, October 2008)

Meet the Author

Ray Siemens is Canada Research Chair in Humanities Computing and Professor of English at the University of Victoria; President of the Society for Digital Humanities; and Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Computing in the Humanities at King's College London, and Visiting Research Professor at Sheffield Hallam University. Director of the Digital Humanities Summer Institute and founding editor of the electronic scholarly journal Early Modern Literary Studies, Siemens has authored numerous articles on the interconnection between literary studies and computational methods.

Susan Schreibman is Assistant Dean and Head of Digital Collections and Research, University of Maryland Libraries, University of Maryland College Park, and Affiliate Faculty in the Department of English. She is the founding editor of The Thomas MacGreevy Archive and Irish Resources in the Humanities; has served on the Council of the TEI Consortium; and is currently on the Executive of the Association for Computers in the Humanities. In 1991, Schreibman authored the Collected Poems of Thomas MacGreevy: An Annotated Edition and has published in the areas of Irish poetic modernism, digital editing and textual studies. She co-edited Blackwell’s A Companion to Digital Humanities with Ray Siemens and John Unsworth in 2004.

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