Table of contents for From papyrus to hypertext : toward the universal digital library / Christian Vandendorpe ; translated from the French by Phyllis Aronoff and Howard Scott.

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PrefaceRay Siemens and Susan Schreibman
1. Introduction
2. In the Beginning Was the Ear
3. Writing and the Fixation of Thought
4. The Power of the Written Sign
5. Writing and Orality
6. Standards of Readability
7. Linearity and Tabularity
8. Toward the Tabular Text
9. Meaning and Effect
10. Filters in Reading
11. Textuality: Form and Substance
12. Textual Connections
13. Instances of Utterance
14. From Interactivity to the Pseudo-Text
15. Varieties of Hypertext
16. Context and Hypertext
17. The Limitations of Lists
18. Aporias of Hyperfiction
19. Reading Images
20. The Writer and Images
21. The Rise of the Visual
22. The Period, the Pause, and the Emoticon
23. Op. cit.
24. The Reader: User or Consumer of Signs?
25. Intensive and Extensive Reading, or the Rights of the Reader
26. Metaphors for Reading
27. Representations of the Book
28. The Role of the Publisher
29. The CD-ROM and the Nostalgia for the Papyrus Scroll
30. Giving the Reader Control
31. Text and Interactivity
32. Managing Hyperlinks
33. I Click, Therefore I Read
34. The End of the Page?
35. On the Fragment
36. The Body of the Text
37. The Decline of the Novel
38. The Rise of the Blog
39. A Culture of Participation and Sharing
40. Toward the Universal Digital Library

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Written communication.
Hypertext systems.