Tag: digital literature

The Secret About “Public Secrets”

I was looking for a good e-literature work that I haven’t done a blog about before, so I went onto the e-lit (ELO) collection volume 2 and chose a random work. I thought “ooh, this one is about secrets, so it should be interesting!” Turns out, it really was.  Public Secrets is an E-lit work created by Sharon Daniel and…

In Defense of Fanfiction

When one hears the term “fanfiction,” people think of infamously bad erotica about Harry Potter or how Fifty Shades of Grey began as Twilight fanfiction. Many authors dismiss or sue fanfic authors for copyright infringement and people scoff at the idea that writing fanfiction is somehow lesser than actual writing because you are not creating anything original. Yet fanfiction has had a long…

What is included in the literary canon?

I assume that everyone knows what the literary canon is, but if not check out this video that explains all about it. Amidst the many classics in the literary canon such as Joyce, Shakespeare, Austen, and countless others, I began wondering if digital literature is included in this exclusive society. I came across this article by a German professor, Florian…