Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature

Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature

by Espen J. Aarseth
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801855780

ISBN-13: 9780801855788

Pub. Date: 09/01/1997

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

Do the rapidly expanding genres of digital literature mean that the narrative mode--novels, films, television drama--is losing its dominant position in our culture? Author Espen Aarseth eases our fears of literary loss (at least temporarily) by pointing out that electronic text requires an interactive response to generate a literary sequence. Where's the fun if you

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Do the rapidly expanding genres of digital literature mean that the narrative mode--novels, films, television drama--is losing its dominant position in our culture? Author Espen Aarseth eases our fears of literary loss (at least temporarily) by pointing out that electronic text requires an interactive response to generate a literary sequence. Where's the fun if you have to write your own ending? 21 illustrations.

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ISBN-13:
9780801855788
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
09/01/1997
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.72(w) x 8.79(h) x 0.70(d)

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