Author: Katie

A Postmodern Interpretation of Jason Nelson

This blog post promises to not be very coherent, but I’m going to attempt to throw some ideas out there about Jason Nelson’s work. First, everyone should know that Nelson, in spite of the initial “No, really, I think he’s on drugs” reaction we probably all had, is very prolific. His works go back for at least a decade (and…

Lucidity

For my creative project, I used to Twine to create a hypertext short story called “Lucidity.” Each page of the story displays a different dream, and each dream contains at least one link to another dream. In reading the story, the reader will likely visit each dream several times before viewing all of them. At the bottom of each dream,…

Interacting with Tierra de Extraccion

NOTE: The work I’m going to be talking about is in Spanish. I’ve read and translated parts of it, but it is a novel (with 67 chapters), so I decided that instead of writing an analytical blog post, I’d make a video of me interacting with the work and showing the way the author utilizes different media. As the author…

Shelley Jackson’s “my body – a Wunderkammer” and Posthumanism

I know that pkeily already posted on this work (because it’s just that awesome), so I’m going to add to it in the form of an analysis.  As the previous poster explained, Shelley Jackson’s “my body – a Wunderkammer” is a hypertext work that essentially tells a coming-of-age short story, specifically about the development of the female body.  The work…

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