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)

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ISBN-13:
9781118508831
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/20/2013
Series:
Blackwell Companions to Literature and Culture
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
640
File size:
6 MB

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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, October 2008)

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