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Course Site for Future Cinema 1 and Future Cinema 2: Applied Theory at York University, Canada

Presentation and Questions: Espen Aarseth on Cybertext and Ergodic Literature

The impact of digital technology on textuality and the question of what should be considered a literary text are at the heart of the introduction to Espen Aarseth’s Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature. The cybertext is any text-based work possessing an information feedback loop that functions, in Aarseth’s words, as “a machine for the production [...]

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Wed, November 8 2017 » Aarseth, Future Cinema » No Comments

Give the poor old “story” a break please!

SPACES BETWEEN: TRAVELING THROUGH BLEEDS,
APERTURES AND WORMHOLES INSIDE THE
DATABASE NOVEL by Norman M. Klein

Norman Klein’s essay read as an amusing manual on how to create database novels. However, many of the principles discussed are not bound to database format and can be applied to all kind of digital media. Now, the very interesting aspect of [...]

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Thu, February 7 2013 » futurecinema2_2012 » 1 Comment