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Title: The Machine in the Text, and the Text in the Machine
Authors: Portela, Manuel 
Keywords: Electronic literature; N. Katherine Hayles; Matthew Kirschenbaum
Issue Date: Aug-2010
Publisher: Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations / Brown University
Serial title, monograph or event: Digital Humanities Quarterly
Volume: 4.1
Place of publication or event: Providence, RI
Abstract: "The Machine in the Text, and the Text in the Machine" is a review essay on Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary (Notre Dame, IN: University of Notre Dame, 2008), by N. Katherine Hayles, and Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination (Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2008), by Matthew G. Kirschenbaum. Both works make remarkable contributions for the emerging field of digital literary studies and for the theory of digital media. While Hayles analyses the interaction between humans and computing machines as embodied in electronic works, Kirschenbaum conceptualizes digitality at the level of inscription and establishes a social text rationale for electronic objects.
ISSN: 1938-4122
DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608058.001.0001
Rights: openAccess
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