Author: aspangle

Storyland

Storyland was found here (Elit Collection 1) and the description of Storyland is “The computer-generated combinatorial story is one of the oldest forms of digital writing. Storyland, with its simple circus frame, plays with this tradition by performing recombination of the sort seen in cut-up and in Oulipian work. The system repeatedly plots amusingly repetitive stories, inviting the reader to consider, to read…

Code Movie 1

Okay, so Code Movie 1 is a very interesting and kind of seductive form of electronic literature.  I found it in here under the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 1.  As soon as I pressed ‘begin’, I was captivated with what seemed to be a text movie.  What I mean by that is this: Many authors and artists working in electronic media are…

Still Standing/Text Rain

Wow, I am absolutely amazed at these two pieces of electronic literature.  First off, Still Standing was found through the Electronic Literature Volume 2 page on our website and a direct link can be found here.  The information about Still Standing can be found here.  From the description, Still Standing invites participants to use their bodies as reading instruments.  My mind was…

In Absentia

In Absentia by J. R. Carpenter can be found here.  I found this piece of Electronic Literature from the Electronic Literature Collection Volume 2 which can be found here.  Now, what drew me in to In Absentia was really more of the description than anything.  The problem with all of these pieces of Electronic Literature is that they are very…

Flight Paths

For my second blog entry, I decided to check out the Electronic Literature Collection (Volume 2).  For my first blog entry, I picked Inanimate Alice from Volume 1.  I figured that it would be a change of pace to find one from a separate volume.  Just browsing through the thumbnails, my eyes paused on Flight Paths.  I believe because all…

Inanimate Alice: Episode 1

The link to the flash-based narrative can be found here if you are interested in viewing it.  I was drawn in to this particular narrative because of the picture found on the Electronic Literature Collection (Volume 1) page. Browsing the collection, I ran across this image and figured that this would be the one that I chose: A fun little picture…