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How We Became Posthuman: Virtual Bodies in Cybernetics, Literature and Informatics
From the Publisher: In this age of DNA computers and artificial intelligence, information is becoming disembodied even as the "bodies" that once carried it vanish into virtuality. While some marvel
Hyper and Deep Attention: The Generational Divide in Cognitive Modes
Networked and programmable media are part of a rapidly developing me diascape transforming how citizens of developed countries do business, conduct their social lives, communicate with one another,
My Mother Was a Computer: Digital Subjects and Literary Texts
N Katherine Hayles' latest exploration provides an exciting new way of understanding the relations between code and language and considers how their interactions have affected creative, technological, and artistic practices.
Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary
A visible presence for some two decades, electronic literature has already produced many works that deserve the rigorous scrutiny critics have long practiced with print literature. Only now, however,
Chaos and order : complex dynamics in literature and science
1 Introduction: Complex Dynamics in Literature and Science N. Katherine Hayles I Chaos More Than Metaphor 2 Literature, Complexity, Interdisciplinary William Paulson 3 Fictions as Dissipative
Writing Machines
From the Publisher: Tracing a journey from the 1950s through the 1990s, N. Katherine Hayles uses the autobiographical persona of Kaye to explore how literature has transformed itself from
Print Is Flat, Code Is Deep: The Importance of Media-Specific Analysis
Lulled into somnolence by five hundred years of print, literary analysis should awaken to the importance of media-specific analysis, a mode of critical attention which recognizes that all texts are