ISBN-10:
0520204514
ISBN-13:
9780520204515
Pub. Date:
12/19/1996
Publisher:
University of California Press
The Future Of The Book / Edition 1

The Future Of The Book / Edition 1

by Geoffrey Nunberg, Umberto Eco

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780520204515
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 12/19/1996
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey Nunberg is a research scientist at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center and a professor of Linguistics at Stanford University.

Table of Contents

Geoffrey Nunberg,
Introduction

Carla Hesse, The Book in Time
James J. O'Donnell, Trithemius, McLuhan, Cassiodorus: The Pragmatics of the New
Paul Duguid, Material Matters: The Past and Futurology of the Book
Geoffrey Nunberg, Farewell to the Information Age
Règis Debray, Dematerialization and Desacralization: The Book as a Symbolic Object
Patrick Bazin, Towards Meta-reading
Luca Toschi, Hypertext and the Author: New Texts, Old Roots
George Landow, Twenty Minutes into the Future, or How Are We Moving beyond the Book?
Raffaele Simone, The Body of the Text
Jay David Bolter, Ekphrasis, Virtual Reality, and the Future of Writing
Michael Joyce, (Re)placing the Author: "A Book in the Ruins"
Umberto Eco, Afterword

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