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Author Ryan, Marie-Laure, 1946-

Title Cyberspace textuality : computer technology and literary theory / edited by Marie-Laure Ryan
Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 1999


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Description vii, 285 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Marie-Laure Ryan -- Pt. I. Cybertext Theory. 1. Aporia and Epiphany in Doom and The Speaking Clock: The Temporality of Ergodic Art / Espen Aarseth. 2. Theorizing Virtual Reality: Baudrillard and Derrida / Mark Poster. 3. Virtual Topographies: Smooth and Striated Cyberspace / Mark Nunes. 4. Cyberspace, Virtuality, and the Text / Marie-Laure Ryan -- Pt. II. Cyberspace Identity. 5. Women Writers and the Restive Text: Feminism, Experimental Writing, and Hypertext / Barbara Page. 6. "The Souls of Cyber-Folk": Performativity, Virtual Embodiment, and Racial Histories / Thomas Foster. 7. The Disturbing Liveliness of Machines: Rethinking the Body in Hypertext Theory and Fiction / Christopher J. Keep. 8. Postorganic Performance: The Appearance of Theater in Virtual Spaces / Matthew Causey -- Pt. III. Cybertext Criticism as Writing Experiment. 9. Artificial Life and Literary Culture / N. Katherine Hayles
10. Virtual Termites: A Hypotextual Technomutant Explo(it)ration of William Gibson and the Electronic Beyond(s) / Lance Olsen. 11. Myths of the Universal Library: From Alexandria to the Postmodern Age / Jon Thiem -- App. World Wide Web Sites on Cyberspace Textuality
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Communication and technology.
Computers and civilization.
Electronic publications -- Philosophy.
Literature and technology.
Literature -- Philosophy.
Literature, Modern -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Author Ryan, Marie-Laure, 1946-
LC no. 98043225
ISBN 0253212421 (pa : alk. paper)
0253334659 (cl : alk. paper)