Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology
"In this insightful and readable volume, Landow explores the relationship between contemporary literary and social theory and the latest advances in computer software."--Voice Literary Supplement.
"A useful book for understanding the effect technology is having on scholarship."--Semiotic Review of Books.
"Landow['s]... presentation is measured, experiential, lucid, moderate, and sensible. He merely points out that the concept hypertext' lets us test some concepts associated with critical theory, and gracefully shows how the technology is contributing to reconfigurations of text, author, narrative, and (literary) education."--Post Modern Culture.
"Good news for teachers who are not too sensitive about their intellectual authority... Bad news for print culture."--Times Literary Supplement
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Here, for example, is the way Fiction and Repetition describes the way he reads
a novel by Hardy in terms of what I would term a Bakhtinian hypertextuality: "Each
passage is a node, a point of intersection or focus, on which converge lines ...
Here are several examples reported by the ethnographical team that devoted
three years to studying the effects of using hypermedia in teaching.12 The first
example comes from the experience of Peter Heywood, associate professor of ...
For example, certain forms of computer conference arrangements permit so-
called asynchronous communication among group members" ("Time Matters," 39
). As the example from Hey- wood's course shows, hypertext systems also
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Visual Elements in Print Text
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