Digital Poetics

this page has not been updated so [[some links]] will not work.

Further resources: Introduction to Electronic Literature (to be intergrated into this syllabus)

Critical Approaches to Digital Poetics and Digital Media

Espen Aarseth, Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature (Johns Hopkins, 1997)
____, [[Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature

_____ See Nick Montfort's response to Aarseth & follow response to Hayles and Kirchenbaum]]
Loss Glazier: Digital Poetics
____ (with Ken Sherwood) LINEbreak interview
____ "Poetics of the Digital Text"
Katherine Hayles, Writing Machines
Matt Kirschenbaum, The Cult of Print" on Sven Birkerts (also via Project Muse)
_____ "Lines for a Virtual Typography" (dissertation; e-mail author for password)
_____ "What Electronic Texts Are Made of",
"Machine Visions: Towards a Poetics of Artificial Intelligence"
Lev Manovich, The Language of New Media
A bibliography of somewhat earlier works on digital poetics and hypetextuality
Bruce Andrews, Electronic Poetics
Charles Bernstein, An Mosaic for Convergence and "Play It Again, Pac Man" (or via Project Muse)
Bolter, Jay David and Richard Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media (see review by Matt Kirschenbaum)
Kurt Brereton, "CyberPoetics of Typography" (from Jacket #1)
John Cayley, "Literal Art" with responses from Monfort and Drucker)
Issa Clubb, "on the ghost in the machine: the font as spiritual medium in CD-ROM poetry design"
Anna Everett and John T. Caldwell, New Media: Theories and Practices of Digitextuality (Routledge, 2004)
Michael Joyce, "Notes Toward an Unwritten Non-Linear Electronic Text, 'The Ends of Print Culture'" (also via Project Muse)
Bill Marsh, "Reading Time: For a Poetics of Hypermedia Writing" (from Currents in Electronic Literary)
Jason Nelson, various works
Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, eds. The New Media Reader (MIT, 2003); see Matt [[Kirschenbaum's review]]
[[Leonardo issue ed. Tim Peterson]]


see Brian Kim Stefans links (as of summer 2009)

Jim Andrews, "On Lionel Kearns"; Geoff Huff on this work
____, “Nio”; other Jim Anrews at VizPo.Com
Caroline Bergvall, Ambient Fish
John Cayley, Various works at home page;
see esp. Translation 5, (c. 2004-2005)
Young-Hae Chang/ Heavy Industries: Dakota (2002)
More by Young-Hae Chang:
Johanna Drucker, see full digital texts at Artists Books on-line
Jhave, PennSound manshup
Loss Glazier, Terriorio Libre : the sound on this work works only in Internet Explorer
___ , "Cog"
____, "Costa"
Eduardo Kac, "Holopoetry" (holographic poems), "Letter" (still)
Jennifer Ley, see for example “Amniotic Meaner”
Leevi Lehto, [["When a Car Gets Into an Accident"]]
Kenneth Goldsmith, “Fidget” -- go to applet version
Chrism Man, sound fields
Talan Memmott, Lexia to Perplexia;  Memmott's home page
Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland, Sea and Spar Between
Judd Morrissey
_____ The Precession
_____ with Goat Island Performance Collective, The Last Performance
______with Lori Talley, The Jew’s Daughter
bp Nichol, First Screening: Computer Poems (1984): go to item 11
Santiago Ortiz -- particularly"sphere"
Cia Rinne -- a collection
Jim Rosenberg's “Diagram Series” see also home page
Brian Kim Stefans, The Dreamlife of Poetry; see also Stefans’s digital picks.
______,   "I Know a Man" One Letter at a Time (2005)
______, "Alpha Betty's Chronicle" 
____ see also Generative Poetry by geniwate, with text and images from When You Reach
Kyoto by Brian Kim Stefans

___: see also Aras website    & link to digital work

André Vallias
Gregory Weir, Silent Conversation (game/poem combination)
Rob Wittig, The Fall of the Site of Marsha, (1999); more by Rob Wittig:
Digital Poetry pages at EPC .
InFlect: A Journal of Multimedia Writing
Brazillian Digital Poetry Collection

More recommended by Nick Montfort (his recs also above!):
** They Might be Hypertexts
The Ballad of Sand and Harry Soot, Stephanie Strickland, 1999 
More by Stephanie Strickland:
Intergrams, Jim Rosenberg, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1992
Not available for download online, consult your university librarian
*** Form and Shape
William Gillespie, Letter to Linus (2001)
More by William Gillespie & his press:
***Interludic Juxtapositions
Nanette Wylde, About So Many Things (1998): Not available for download online, consult your university librarian   
More by Nanette Wylde:
*****The Machine Starts
Dan Shiovitz, Bad Machine (1998)
    Montfort review::
    More IF by Dan Shiovitz & others:
Several pages of recommended digital writing
are available at the Electronic Literature Organization site   
Maurice Black, 2002. "The art of code." University of Pennsylvania [English Department] Ph.D. Dissertation.
Mateas, Michael and Nick Montfort. "A Box, Darkly: Obfuscation, Weird Languages, and Code Aesthetics." To be presented at Digital Arts and Culture, 2 Dec 2005, Copenhagen.