Poetic Machines

There appears to be to be far more written about ePoetry, and electronic literature in general, than there are examples of the form and it was refreshing to find a thesis that not only provides a cogent exploration of what defines ePoetry but does so primarily by an examination of specific examples.

Jeneen Naji’s Poetic Machines: an investigation into the impact of the characteristics of the digital apparatus on poetic expression. (Sep 2012) is essential reading and her fluid, clear style makes this a very pleasant experience.

I particularly like her inclusion of a useful timeline with significant dates in the history of electronic literature, and expect to find myself referring to her work frequently in future explorations.

Source: http://elmcip.net/critical-writing/poetic-machines-investigation-impact-characteristics-digital-apparatus-poetic

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