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Contents 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 Predictions 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 Stretchtext 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 Analogues Author-Created Orientation Devices: Overviews Gleamware 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 Coherence as perceived analogy Does hypertext have a characteristic or necessary form of metaphoric organization? Gaps Individual lexias should satisfy readers and yet prompt them to want to follow additional links 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 organization The hyper-document should fully engage the hypertextual capacities of the particular software environment employed Conclusion 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 Notes Bibliography Index
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