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New Media Poetics : Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories,9780262513388

New Media Poetics : Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories

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9780262513388

ISBN10:
0262513382
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/30/2009
Publisher(s):
Mit Pr
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Summary

New media poetry-poetry composed, disseminated, and read on computers-exists in various configurations, from electronic documents that can be navigated and/or rearranged by their "users" to kinetic, visual, and sound materials through online journals and archives like UbuWeb, PennSound, and the Electronic Poetry Center. Unlike mainstream print poetry, which assumes a bounded, coherent, and self-conscious speaker, new media poetry assumes a synergy between human beings and intelligent machines. The essays and artist statements in this volume explore this synergy's continuities and breaks with past poetic practices, and its profound implications for the future. By adding new media poetry to the study of hypertext narrative, interactive fiction, computer games, and other digital art forms, New Media Poeticsextends our understanding of the computer as an expressive medium, showcases works that are visually arresting, aurally charged, and dynamic, and traces the lineage of new media poetry through print and sound poetics, procedural writing, gestural abstraction and conceptual art, and activist communities formed by emergent poetics. Contributors: Giselle Beiguelman, John Cayley, Alan Filreis, Loss Pequeno Glazier, Alan Golding, Kenneth Goldsmith, N. Katherine Hayles, Cynthia Lawson, Jennifer Ley, Talan Memmott, Adalaide Morris, Carrie Noland, Marjorie Perloff, William Poundstone, Martin Spinelli, Stephanie Strickland, Brian Kim Stefans, Barrett Watten, Darren Wershler-Henry A Leonardo Book

Table of Contents

Series Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xi
New Media Poetics: As We May Think/How To Writep. 1
Contexts
The Bride Stripped Bare: Nude Media and the Dematerialization of Tony Curtisp. 49
Toward a Poetics for Circularsp. 65
Exchange on Circulars (2003)p. 73
Riding the Meridianp. 95
Electric Line: The Poetics of Digital Audio Editingp. 99
Kinetic Is As Kinetic Does: On the Institutionalization of Digital Poetryp. 123
Technotexts
Screening the Page/Paging the Screen: Digital Poetics and the Differential Textp. 143
Vniversep. 165
The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Eventp. 181
10 Sono at Swoonsp. 211
Digital Gesturesp. 217
3 Proposals for Bottle Impsp. 245
Language Writing, Digital Poetics, and Transitional Materialitiesp. 249
Nomadic Poetryp. 285
Theories
Beyond Taxonomy: Digital Poetics and the Problem of Readingp. 293
Time Code Language: New Media Poetics and Programmed Significationp. 307
Poetics in the Expanded Field: Textual, Visual, Digitalp. 335
Bibliographyp. 371
Contributorsp. 403
Indexp. 407
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