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The Aesthetics of Net Literature : Writing, Reading and Playing in Programmable Media, Paperback / softback Book

The Aesthetics of Net Literature : Writing, Reading and Playing in Programmable Media Paperback / softback

Edited by Peter Gendolla, Jorgen Schafer

Part of the Medienumbruche series


During recent years, literary texts in electronic and networked media have been a focal point of literary scholarship, using varying terminology.

In this book, the contributions of internationally renowned scholars and authors from Germany, USA, France, Finland, Spain and Switzerland review the ruptures and upheavals of literary communication within this context.

The articles in the book focus on questions such as: In which literary projects can we discover a new quality of literariness?

What are the terminological and methodological means to examine these literatures?

How can we productively link the logics of the play of literary texts and their reception in the reading process?

What is the relationship of literary writing and programming? With contributions by Jean-Pierre Balpe, Susanne Berkenheger, Friedrich W.

Block, Philippe Bootz, Laura Borras Castanyer, Markku Eskelinen, Frank Furtwangler, Peter Gendolla, Loss Pequeno Glazier, Fotis Jannidis, Thomas Kamphusmann, Mela Kocher, Marie-Laure Ryan, Jorgen Schafer, Roberto Simanowski and Noah Wardrip-Fruin.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 394 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Transcript Verlag
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literary studies: general
  • ISBN: 9783899424935


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