Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology. Front Cover. George P. Landow. Johns Hopkins University Press, Hypertext Critical Theory and New Media in an Era of Globalization. George P. Landow. abstract. George Landow’s widely acclaimed Hypertext was the first. Extensive new sections explore changing ideas in hypertext fiction, hypertext rhetoric, and in the practice of hypertext reading and by George P. Landow.

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The full licence can be consulted on http: Aristotelian linearity the opposition to computerized media quasi hypertextuality. Landow is a professor of English and art history at Brown University.

Retrieved January 3, Johns Hopkins University Press.

Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Perspectives on Ergodic Literature.

From inside the book. Handbook of New Media: George Landow’s widely acclaimed Hypertext was the first book to bring together the worlds of literary theory and computer technology.

Join our email listserv and receive monthly updates on the latest titles. For the third edition he includes new material on developing Internet-related technologies, considering in particular their increasingly global reach and the social and political implications of this trend as viewed from a postcolonial perspective. Developing mental models to aid users’ comprehension”.


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Metaphors that can help us to visualize the structure “behind” the screen include a network, a tree diagram, a nest of Chinese boxes, or a web. Landow No preview available – MIT Press, p. The texts published in this journal, unless otherwise indicated, are hyypertext to a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-NoDerivativeWorks 2.

Although the conventional reading habits apply within each block, once one starts to follow links from one block to another new rules and new experience apply.

In Landow passed The Postcolonial Literature and Culture site, which then yypertext 13, documents, to Professor Yew Leong of the National University of Singapore, who is now the owner and webmaster of the site.

Account Options Sign in. He also comments extensively on the rhetoric and stylistics of writing in and with hypermedia. The Johns Hopkins University Press, cop.

Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print 2nd ed.

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The Business and Culture of Digital Games: Inhe published a much-expanded, completely revised version as Hypertext 2. This page was last edited on 28 Decemberat He also pioneered the use of hypertext and the web in higher education. As of Aprilthe Victorian Webwhich has received as many as References to this book Handbook of New Media: He argues that with non-linear structures of text, often editable by users, there has been a He also discusses blogs, interactive film, and the relation of hypermedia to games.


Thoroughly expanded and updated, this pioneering work continues to be the “ur-text” of hypertext studies.

George Landow (professor)

He offers new, specific information about kinds of hypertext, different modes of linking, attitudes toward technology, and the proliferation of pornography and gambling on the Internet. The Convergence of Contemporary Literary Theory and Technologyfirst published inwhich is considered a “landmark” [3] in the academic study of electronic writing systems, [4] and states the view that the interpretive agenda of post-structuralist literary theory anticipated the essential characteristics of hypertext.

Other editions – View all Hypertext 2. Hypfrtext of facing a stable object – the book – enclosing an entire text and held between two hands, the hypertext reader sees only the image of a single block of text on the computer screen.