PEPC LIBRARY

Digital Poetics

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Further resources: Introduction to Electronic Literature (to be intergrated into this syllabus)


Critical Approaches to Digital Poetics and Digital Media
(recent)
Espen Aarseth, Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature (Johns Hopkins, 1997)
____, [[Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature

_____ See Nick Montfort's response to Aarseth & follow response to Hayles and Kirchenbaum]]
Loss Glazier: Digital Poetics
____ (with Ken Sherwood) LINEbreak interview
____ "Poetics of the Digital Text"
Katherine Hayles, Writing Machines
Matt Kirschenbaum, The Cult of Print" on Sven Birkerts (also via Project Muse)
_____ "Lines for a Virtual Typography" (dissertation; e-mail author for password)
_____ "What Electronic Texts Are Made of",
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"Machine Visions: Towards a Poetics of Artificial Intelligence"
Lev Manovich, The Language of New Media
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A bibliography of somewhat earlier works on digital poetics and hypetextuality
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Bruce Andrews, Electronic Poetics
Charles Bernstein, An Mosaic for Convergence and "Play It Again, Pac Man" (or via Project Muse)
Bolter, Jay David and Richard Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media (see review by Matt Kirschenbaum)
Kurt Brereton, "CyberPoetics of Typography" (from Jacket #1)
John Cayley, "Literal Art" with responses from Monfort and Drucker)
Issa Clubb, "on the ghost in the machine: the font as spiritual medium in CD-ROM poetry design"
Anna Everett and John T. Caldwell, New Media: Theories and Practices of Digitextuality (Routledge, 2004)
Michael Joyce, "Notes Toward an Unwritten Non-Linear Electronic Text, 'The Ends of Print Culture'" (also via Project Muse)
Bill Marsh, "Reading Time: For a Poetics of Hypermedia Writing" (from Currents in Electronic Literary)
Jason Nelson, various works
Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, eds. The New Media Reader (MIT, 2003); see Matt [[Kirschenbaum's review]]
Addendum
[[Leonardo issue ed. Tim Peterson]]

Works

see Brian Kim Stefans links (as of summer 2009)


Jim Andrews, "On Lionel Kearns"; Geoff Huff on this work
____, “Nio”; other Jim Anrews at VizPo.Com
Caroline Bergvall, Ambient Fish
John Cayley, Various works at home page;
see esp. Translation 5, (c. 2004-2005)
Young-Hae Chang/ Heavy Industries: Dakota (2002)
More by Young-Hae Chang:
Johanna Drucker, see full digital texts at Artists Books on-line
Jhave, PennSound manshup
Loss Glazier, Terriorio Libre : the sound on this work works only in Internet Explorer
___ , "Cog"
____, "Costa"
Eduardo Kac, "Holopoetry" (holographic poems), "Letter" (still)
Jennifer Ley, see for example “Amniotic Meaner”
Leevi Lehto, [["When a Car Gets Into an Accident"]]
Kenneth Goldsmith, “Fidget” -- go to applet version
Chrism Man, sound fields
Talan Memmott, Lexia to Perplexia;  Memmott's home page
Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland, Sea and Spar Between
Judd Morrissey
: 
_____ The Precession
_____ with Goat Island Performance Collective, The Last Performance
______with Lori Talley, The Jew’s Daughter
bp Nichol, First Screening: Computer Poems (1984)
Santiago Ortiz -- particularly"sphere"
Cia Rinne -- a collection
Jim Rosenberg's “Diagram Series” see also home page
Brian Kim Stefans, The Dreamlife of Poetry; see also Stefans’s digital picks.
______,   "I Know a Man" One Letter at a Time (2005)
______, "Alpha Betty's Chronicle" 
____ see also Generative Poetry by geniwate, with text and images from When You Reach
Kyoto by Brian Kim Stefans

___: see also Aras website    & link to digital work

André Vallias
Gregory Weir, Silent Conversation (game/poem combination)
Rob Wittig, The Fall of the Site of Marsha, (1999); more by Rob Wittig: http://www.robwit.net
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Digital Poetry pages at EPC .
InFlect: A Journal of Multimedia Writing
Brazillian Digital Poetry Collection

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More recommended by Nick Montfort (his recs also above!):
** They Might be Hypertexts
The Ballad of Sand and Harry Soot, Stephanie Strickland, 1999 
More by Stephanie Strickland: http://www.stephaniestrickland.com/
Intergrams, Jim Rosenberg, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992
Not available for download online, consult your university librarian
*** Form and Shape
William Gillespie, Letter to Linus (2001)
More by William Gillespie & his press: http://www.spinelessbooks.com/
***Interludic Juxtapositions
Nanette Wylde, About So Many Things (1998): Not available for download online, consult your university librarian   
More by Nanette Wylde: http://www.preneo.com/nwylde/flipbooks/
*****The Machine Starts
Dan Shiovitz, Bad Machine (1998)
    Montfort review:: http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/Review/index.cfm?article=11
    More IF by Dan Shiovitz & others: http://www.wurb.com/if/
Several pages of recommended digital writing
are available at the Electronic Literature Organization site   
7) RECOMMENDED:
Maurice Black, 2002. "The art of code." University of Pennsylvania [English Department] Ph.D. Dissertation.
Mateas, Michael and Nick Montfort. "A Box, Darkly: Obfuscation, Weird Languages, and Code Aesthetics." To be presented at Digital Arts and Culture, 2 Dec 2005, Copenhagen.