By David Jhave Johnston

ISBN-10: 0262034514

ISBN-13: 9780262034517

This publication bargains a decoder for many of the new types of poetry enabled via electronic know-how. reading the various unusual technological vectors converging on language, it proposes a poetics acceptable to the electronic period whereas connecting electronic poetry to conventional poetry's matters with being (a.k.a. ontological implications). electronic poetry, during this context, isn't really easily a descendent of the ebook. electronic poems are usually not unavoidably "poems" or written through "poets"; they're present in advertisements, conceptual paintings, interactive screens, performative tasks, video games, or apps. Poetic instruments comprise algorithms, browsers, social media, and knowledge. Code blossoms into poetic items and poetic proto-organisms.Introducing the phrases TAVs (Textual-Audio-Visuals) and TAVITS (Textual-Audio-Visual-Interactive), Aesthetic Animism theorizes a relation among medical strategy and literary research; considers the temporal implications of animation software program; and hyperlinks software program reports to inventive writing. in particular it introduces many examples of electronic poetry inside a playful but thought of versatile taxonomy. sooner or later imagined the following, electronic poets software, sculpt, and nourish tremendous immersive interfaces of semi-autonomous notice ecosystems. Poetry, superior by way of code and lively through sensors, reengages topics energetic on the starting place of poetry: animism, organisation, recognition. electronic poetry should be perceived as dwelling, since it is living.

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