Author: MW

The Impact of Storage Methods on Literature Preservation

At first, the title of this post might seem like it prompts an obvious answer.  Better storage methods = Enhanced preservation ability, problem solved, blog post over, right? To a degree, yes, obviously better storage methods will result in a longer shelf life for all types of literature.  However, what makes these storage methods interesting … Continue reading The Impact of Storage Methods on Literature Preservation Read more →

Brief In-Class Review/Analysis of My Father’s Long Legs

Review: My Father’s Long Legs is a work of interactive fiction that explores the family dynamic in a Midwestern home where the father develops an obsession for digging in the basement.  The story is told from the perspective of the daughter, as she watches this phenomenon develop from the time that she was very young.  … Continue reading Brief In-Class Review/Analysis of My Father’s Long Legs Read more →

Reflections on the First Think-Aloud Project

  Today, I completed the first Think Aloud project for DIG 220 by analyzing the work Tailspin by Christine Wilks (the video commentary will be uploaded in a future blog post) along with a fellow classmate. http://collection.eliterature.org/2/works/wilks_tailspin.html What I found most fascinating about this particular assignment was how verbally projecting our own stream of consciousness, … Continue reading Reflections on the First Think-Aloud Project Read more →

The Dilutive Effect of Electronic Literature on Author Function

Since I was introduced to Barthes’ essay The Death of the Author in my freshman year of college, I have always found the concept of the function of the author to be fascinating.  Like the concept of reading that we discussed previously in DIG 220, it is an aspect of literature that frequently gets ignored … Continue reading The Dilutive Effect of Electronic Literature on Author Function Read more →

Cut-Ups in Contemporary Music

The development of various artistic movements and techniques over time has followed very different trajectories in the literary and musical world.  At the risk of oversimplifying artistic developments in both of these spaces, up until the beginning of the 20th century, the music world was primarily focused on mastering works written centuries ago, primarily by … Continue reading Cut-Ups in Contemporary Music Read more →

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