Revitalising Legacy Media: Carlos Labbé’s Pentagonal: Including You and Me (2001) (Chile)

  title={Revitalising Legacy Media: Carlos Labb{\'e}’s Pentagonal: Including You and Me (2001) (Chile)},
  author={Claire Taylor},
This chapter analyses Chilean author Carlos Labbe’s Pentagonal: Including You and Me, one of the first works of hypertext literature written in Spanish. It focuses in particular on Labbe’s engagement with legacy media, and pre-digital forms of assemblage, cutting, and pasting, demonstrating how he makes overt reference to the techniques of collage, as championed by earlier literary and artistic experimentation by the surrealists and others. It also elucidates his use of the nota roja, a… Expand