Although the theme for this month is the juxtaposition of “page vs. screen,” the two objects do not necessary have to be natural opposites and there are fruitful projects that can bridge the gap. In electronic literature, this is apparent in works such as Amaranth Borsuk and Brad Bouse’s Between Page and Screen, which features machine-readable hieroglyphics that reveal kinetic … [Read more...] about Between Page and Screen
Reading in Flatland?
In 1884, “A. Square” (a pseudonym of Edwin A. Abbott) published Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions, a treatise on Victorian culture through the metaphor of Euclidean geometry. The narrator, A Square, encounters a sphere that has intruded in his own two-dimensional flatland and marvels at the possibilities of higher dimensions. This work of fiction resonates with debates … [Read more...] about Reading in Flatland?