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Literature in the digital age : an introduction / Adam Hammond, San Diego State University.

By: Hammond, Adam, 1981- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2016Description: xx, 233 pages : illustrations ; 24 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781107615076 (pbk.)Subject(s): Literature, Modern -- 21st century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc | Information theory in literature | Literature and the Internet | Online authorship | Computer literacy | Hypertext literature -- History and criticism | | Humanities: English February2017Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 801 Summary: Literature in a Digital Age: An Introduction guides readers through the most salient theoretical, interpretive, and creative possibilities opened up by the shift to digital literary forms such as e-books, digital archives, and electronic literature. While Digital Humanities (DH) has been hailed as the 'next big thing' in literary studies, many students and scholars remain perplexed as to what a DH approach to literature entails, and skeptical observers continue to see literature and the digital world as fundamentally incompatible. In its argument that digital and traditional scholarship should be placed in dialogue with each other, this book contextualizes the advent of the digital in literary theory, explores the new questions readers can ask of texts when they become digitized, and investigates the challenges that fresh forms of born-digital fiction pose to existing models of literary analysis.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Literature in a Digital Age: An Introduction guides readers through the most salient theoretical, interpretive, and creative possibilities opened up by the shift to digital literary forms such as e-books, digital archives, and electronic literature. While Digital Humanities (DH) has been hailed as the 'next big thing' in literary studies, many students and scholars remain perplexed as to what a DH approach to literature entails, and skeptical observers continue to see literature and the digital world as fundamentally incompatible. In its argument that digital and traditional scholarship should be placed in dialogue with each other, this book contextualizes the advent of the digital in literary theory, explores the new questions readers can ask of texts when they become digitized, and investigates the challenges that fresh forms of born-digital fiction pose to existing models of literary analysis.

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