Electronic Books: Hypertext and Hyperfiction Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Bolter, Jay David. "The Computer, Hypertext, and Classical Studies." American Journal of Philology 112, No. 4 (Winter 1991): 541-45.

Suggests future uses of hypertext in classical studies.

Birkerts, Sven. The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age. Boston: Faber & Faber, 1994, 231 p.

Collection of essays concerning the shift from print to electronic media. Birkerts argues that "the complexity and distinctiveness of spoken and written expression are deeply bound to traditions of print literacy."


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