New Media Poetics: Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories

Adalaide Morris, Thomas Swiss

  • 出版商: The MIT Press
  • 出版日期: 2006-06-16
  • 定價: $1,290
  • 售價: 3.1$399
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 437
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 0262134632
  • ISBN-13: 9780262134637

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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 Poetics extends 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.

 

Table of Contents

Series Foreword ix
 
 Acknowledgments xi
 
1. New Media Poetics: As We May Think/How To Write
Adalaide Morris 1
 
I. Contexts 47
 
2. The Bride Stripped Bare: Nude Media and the Dematerialization of Tony Curtis
Kenneth Goldsmith 49
 
3. Toward a Poetics for Circulars
Brian Kim Stefans 65
 
 Exchange on Circulars (2003)
Brian Kim Stefans and Darren Wershler-Henry 73
 
4. Riding the Meridian
Jennifer Ley 95
 
5. Electric Line: The Poetics of Digital Audio Editing
Martin Spinelli 99
 
6. Kinetic Is As Kinetic Does: On the Institutionalization of Digital Poetry
Alan Filreis 123
 
II. Technotexts 141
 
7. Screening the Page/Paging the Screen: Digital Poetics and the Differential Text
Marjorie Perloff 143
 
8. Vniverse
Stephanie Strickland and Cynthia Lawson 165
 
9. The Time of Digital Poetry: From Object to Event
N. Katherine Hayles 181
 
10. 10 Sono at Swoons
Loss Pequeño Glazier 211
 
11. Digital Gestures
Carrie Noland 217
 
12. 3 Proposals for Bottle Imps
William Poundstone 245
 
13. Language Writing, Digital Poetics, and Transitional Materialities
Alan Golding and Giselle Beiguelman 249
 
14. Nomadic Poetry 285
 
III. Theories 291
 
15. Beyond Taxonomy: Digital Poetics and the Problem of Reading
Talan Menmott 293
 
16. Time Code Language: New Media Poetics and Programmed Signification
John Cayley 307
 
17. Poetics in the Expanded Field: Textual, Visual, Digital . . .
Barrett Watten 335
 
 Bibliography 371
 
 Contributors 403
 
 Index 407