Tag: hypertext

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…

“Brainstrips” – A Multi-Genre “Knowledge Series”

Brainstrips, by Alan Bigelow, is a “3-part knowledge series” incorporating elements of comics, hypertext, and kinetic poetry (although in this work it would be more accurately described as kinetic prose.) Bigelow mixes different forms of electronic literature to create unique artworks, his multi-form/multi-genre work “American Ghosts” has already been covered on our blog. The first link above sends you to…

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…

Shelley Jackson’s “my body – a Wunderkammer”

Like others who have already posted I have little experience with Electronic Literature, so I picked a work from the Electronic Literature Collection (Volume 1).  The stark black and white woodcut icon for Shelley Jackson’s my body – a Wunderkammer appealed to me aesthetically, so I decided to explore her work. The title page of Jackson’s works contains links to the…