Table of contents for Hypertext 3.0 : critical theory and new media in a global era / George P. Landow.

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Preface: Why Hypertext 3.0?
1. Hypertext: An Introduction
Hypertextual Derrida, Poststructuralist Nelson
The Definition of Hypertext and the History of the Concept
Very Active Readers
Vannevar Bush and the Memex
Virtual Texts, Virtual Authors, and Literary Computing
Forms of Linking, Their Uses and Limitations
Linking in Open Hypermedia Systems: Vannevar Bush Walks the Web
Hypertext without Links?
The Place of Hypertext in the History of Information Technology
Interactive or Ergodic?
Baudrillard, Binarity, and the Digital
Books are Technology, Too
Analogues to the Gutenberg Revolution
2. Hypertext and Critical Theory
Textual Openness
Hypertext and Intertextuality
Hypertext and Multivocality
Hypertext and Decentering
Hypertext as Rhizome
Hypertext as Feminist Writing
The Nonlinear Model of the Network in Current Critical Theory
Cause or Convergence, Influence or Confluence?
Analogues to the Gutenberg Revolution
3. Reconfiguring the Text
From Text to Hypertext
The In Memoriam Web
New Forms of Discursive Prose--Academic Writing and Weblogs
Problems with Terminology: What Is the Object We Read, and What Is a Text in Hypertext?
Verbal and Nonverbal Text
Visual Elements in Print Text
Animated Text
The Fragmented Text
Dispersed Text
Hypertextual Translation of Scribal Culture
A Third Convergence: Hypertext and Theories of Scholarly Editing
Hypertext, Scholarly Annotation, and the Electronic Scholarly Edition
Hypertext and the Problem of Text Structure
Argumentation, Organization, and Rhetoric
Beginnings in the Open Text
Boundaries of the Open Text
The Status of the Text; Status in the Text
Hypertext and Decentrality: The Philosophical Grounding of the Medium's Openness or
Unfinishedness: Derrida, Bakhtin
4. Reconfiguring the Author
Erosion of the Self
How the Print Author Differs from the Hypertext Author
How I Am Writing This Book
Virtual Presence 
Collaborative Writing, Collaborative Authorship
Examples of Collaboration in Hypertext
5. Reconfiguring Writing
The Problematic Concept of Disorientation
The Concept of Disorientation in the Humanities
The Love of Possibilities
The Rhetoric and Stylistics of Writing for E-space; or How Should We Write Hypertext?
 General Observations
 System-Generated Means of Reader-Orientation
 Keeping (the) Track: Where've I been, What did I read?
 Dynamic and Static Tables of Contents
 Suppose You Could Have Everything?--The Intermedia Web View and Some Partial
 Author-Created Orientation Devices: Overviews
 Author-Created Orientation Devices: Marking the Edges
 This Text Is Hot
 Airlocks, Preview Functions, and the Rhetoric of Departure
 The Rhetoric of Arrival
 Converting Print Texts to Hypertext
 Converting Foot-and Endnotes
 Rules for Dynamic Data in Hypermedia
Hypertext as Collage-Writing
Is this hypertext any good? Or, How Do We Evaluate Quality in Hypermedia?
 Individual lexias should have an adequate number of links
 Following the link should provide a satisfying experience
 The pleasures of following links in hyperfiction and poetry
 Coherence as perceived analogy
 Does hypertext have a characteristic or necessary form of metaphoric organization?
 Individual lexias should satisfy readers and yet prompt them to want to follow additional
 The reader can easily locate and move to a sitemap, introduction, or other starting point
 The document should exemplify true hypertextuality by providing multiple lines of
 The hyper-document should fully engage the hypertextual capacities of the particular
 software environment employed
6. Reconfiguring Narrative
Approaches to Hypertext Fiction--Some Opening Remarks
Hypertext and the Aristotelian Conception of Plot
Quasi Hypertextuality in Print texts
Answering Aristotle: Hypertext and the Nonlinear Plot
Print Anticipations of Multilinear Narratives in E-Space
Narrative Beginnings and Endings
Michael Joyce's afternoon
Stitching together Narrative, Sexuality, Self: Shelley Jackson's Patchwork Girl
Quibbling: a Feminist Rhizome Narrative
Storyworlds and Other Forms of Hypertext Narratives
Computer Games, Hypertext, and Narrative
Digitizing the Movies: Interactive versus Multiplied Cinema
Is Hypertext Fiction Possible?
7. Reconfiguring Literary Education
Threats and Promises
Reconfiguring the Instructor
Reconfiguring the Student
Learning the Culture of a Discipline
Nontraditional Students: Distant Learners and Readers outside 
Educational Instititions
The Effects of Hypermedia in Teaching and Learning
Reconfiguring Assignments and Methods of Evaluation
A Hypertext Exercise
Reconceiving Canon and Curriculum
Creating the New Discursive Writing
From Intermedia to the Web--Losses and Gains
Answered Prayers, or the Academic Politics of Resistance
What Chance Has Hypertext in Education?
Getting the Paradigm Right
8. The Politics of Hypertext: Who Controls the Text?
Can Hypertext Empower Anyone? Does Hypertext have a Political Logic?
Marginalization of Technology and Mystification of Literature
The Politics of Particular Technologies
Technology as Prosthesis
Hypertext and the Politics of Reading
The Political Vision of Hypertext, or The Message in the Medium
Hypertext and Postcolonial Literature, Criticism, and Theory
Infotech, Empires, and Decolonization
Hypertext as Paradigm for Postcoloniality
Forms of Postcolonialist Amnesia
Hypertext as Paradigm in Postcolonial Theory
The Politics of Access: Who Can Make Links, Who Decides What is Linked?
Slashdot: the Reader as Writer and Editor in a Multi-User Weblog
Pornography, Gambling, and Law on the Internet--Vulnerability and Invulnerability in E-Space
Access to the Text and the Author's Right (Copyright)
Is the Hypertextual World of the Internet Anarchy or Big Brother's Realm

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Literature and technology.
Hypertext systems.