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Digital Art and MeaningReading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations$
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Roberto Simanowski

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780816667376

Published to Minnesota Scholarship Online: August 2015

DOI: 10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.001.0001

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Digital Literature

Digital Literature

Chapter:
(p.27) 1 Digital Literature
Source:
Digital Art and Meaning
Author(s):

Roberto Simanowski

Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.003.0002

This chapter provides a definition of digital literature and describes its characteristics. It evaluates the distinction between digital literature and digital art. It considers the role of the author in text production by narrative machines and bacteria. It also raises the question of literature versus installation, stating that the phenomenon of digital aesthetics is full of borderline cases.

Keywords:   digital literature, digital art, narrative machines, installation, digital aesthetics

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