English 8710, Spring 1995
Studies in Criticism: Electronic Text
The ten term papers papers prepared for this seminar are
listed below. One can be consulted on line; abstracts are available for
- Kristin Bolton. "The Empowered Reader: Strategies for Critically
- Laurie Dickinson.
"Ways of Reading: The Role of the Critic in the Age of Electronic
- John R. Durant. "The Continuing Life of the Author: The Essentialization
of Technology and the Ownership of Texts" (review essay about David
Saunders, Authorship and Copyright [London: Routledge, 1992]). Abstract.
- Jean Jacobson.
for the Use of Lists as Hypertextual Devices on HTML WWW Pages."
Paul Johnson. "Hyper/Text/Reading." Abstract.
McDonald. Untitled essay about Tom Nelson and Project Xanadu.
- Steve Schroer. "Enter Here." Abstract.
- Stephanie Hill Simione. "Notes Toward a Hypertext Chaucer."
Among other things, examines flaws in the electronic text of Chaucer
presented by the English Poetry Full-Text Database (Chadwyck-Healey).
- Kim Surkan. "The New Technology of Electronic Text: Hypertext
and CMC in Virtual Environments." Includes a discussion of
gender and role-playing in MUD and MOO environments.
- Sarah Wadsworth. "Getting Graphic: Influence of the Graphical
User Interface on the Design of Instructional Texts." Forthcoming
in TEXT Technology, summer 1996. Abstract.
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