Alicia’s Capstone

Revision of Wiki page: Continuing after, “On its official website, the ELO offers this additional definition of electronic literature as consisting of works which are: … Literary performances online that develop new ways of writing.” While the ELO definition incorporates many aspects that are applied in digital literature, the definition lacks any solid guidelines. With…

Wiki Needs us

Part 1:   Reader’s Experience   As Digital Literature became more popular. Readers began sharing their experience to this new format called Digital Literature or “E-literature”. The most coming common example of e-literature are blogs, online articles, and even e-books. For example as stated by LA Weekly on a review on PRY an interactive app.…

Capstone I

Part I: What I’m adding to Wikipedia Differences From Traditional Literature In the vast spectrum that is the digital literature genre, pieces can take on many different forms and challenge the idea that is traditional literature. While e-books fall very close to traditional literature, interactive stories such as Gone Home are as far from traditional…

Electronic Literature

Creation Subgenre: Video Games. An interesting topic that is being discussed in the field of digital literature is the question of whether video games are included under the digital literature umbrella. Dr. Alistair Brown, Durham University, presents an interesting viewpoint, “…Actually, I think it is pretty clear that video games are not literature…” He goes…

Revision for Electronic Literature on Wikipedia

Capstone 1 Part 1 – Creation Debates on e-lit The definitions offered about electronic literature are vague and broad. Katherine Hayles argues in Electronic Literature: What Is It that “electronic literature is ‘digital born.’” Even the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) states electronic literature “refers to works that takes advantage of the capabilities of a computer.”…

Capstone 1, David Woo

Interactivity in Electronic Literature. Electronic literature is defined as any sort of literature that can be accessed through a computer or some other type of electronic device. Programers and writers are able to utilize the different capabilities of computers and other software. As a result authors are able to incorporate more interactivity into their pieces…

Capstone 1

Part 1: Creation Section Ergodic literature, mentioned by Espen J. Aarseth in Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature, takes more than the irrelevant actions of moving one’s eyes over a page or turning to the next page to continue through the text. Aarseth also explains his thinking on what ergodic actually is in his passage. He…

Electronic Literature in Wiki

Part 1 Create: The Reader and the Writer of Electronic Literature Electronic literature opened up a whole new way of reading. It puts literature into a digital form, allowing the writer to add things that the reader can interact with as they read. This genre of literature is meant to be read on an electronic…

Capstone 1

Wiki edit of Notable People and Works There are a number of notable authors, critics, and works associated with electronic literature. Michael Joyce’s Afternoon, a story is known as the first hypertext fiction, although this has been disputed,[11] and Stuart Moulthrop’s Victory Garden is another notable work of electronic literature. Other particularly interesting and noteworthy…

What Constitutes as Electronic Literature? Jimmy Rogers Capstone 1

Jimmy Rogers March 10, 2015 What Constitutes as Electronic Literature? Jimmy Rogers’ Capstone 1, Wikipedia Revision Definitions N. Katherine Hayles discusses the topic in the online article Electronic Literature: What Is It. She argues in her 2008 text Electronic Literature that, “electronic literature, generally considered to exclude print literature that has been digitized, is by…