Category Archives: Interactive Literature

Vniverse: The 2014 iPad App

When reading Vniverse, I had a rather different experience than the rest of the class because I chose to spend most of my time reading the text on the 2014 iPad app rather than the 2002 flash website. I think … Continue reading

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Reading Electronic Literature: Everything is Significant

One of the most important aspects to consider when reading electronic literature is the form it takes and how this affects the way we read it.  As with many of the electronic texts we’ve read this semester, Stephanie Strickland’s “Vniverse” … Continue reading

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Reading/ Playing in Reagan Library: Path is Pattern

I find myself continually impressed with the narrative, shape, and form of Stuart Moulthrop’s Reagan Library. Its self-reflexivity awes me. Primarily though, I’m enamored by the Library‘s gamic qualities. I’m chiefly concerned with the “red zone” that Moulthrop specifically draws … Continue reading

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Keep it Bouncing

I would like to talk about endings, specifically what I have come to expect from an ending, and how Moulthrop’s Reagan’s Library completely turn my expectation on its head. At the end of Reagan’s Library, for those of you who … Continue reading

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Human Knowledge in the Vniverse

[Text: and it tilts. The thought of such knowledge, hard to gain, how to keep, we have lost, except for the Rabbis who copy the Talmud, who know by G[ ]d no scintilla must change, not by unconscious slips, not … Continue reading

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Tiny Mistake on Moulthrop Hegirascope Link

So, based on the shifting nature of Stuart Moulthrop’s Hegirascope (1995), the link I originally had provided to the right starts quite a ways into the work, and not on its first page. I have rectified this problem, and the link should … Continue reading

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More on Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl

So, as I said in class today, I’m sorry that the obsolescence of certain software and hardware has made Shelley Jackson‘s Patchwork Girl (1995) prohibitively difficult to read in a classroom setting, but it certainly deserves all the attention it has … Continue reading

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