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Surrogate Multiplicities: Typography in the Age of Invisibility

@article{Salen2001SurrogateMT,
  title={Surrogate Multiplicities: Typography in the Age of Invisibility},
  author={Katie Salen},
  journal={Visible Language},
  year={2001},
  volume={35},
  pages={132}
}
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