New PDF release: Aesthetic Animism: Digital Poetry's Ontological Implications

By David Jhave Johnston

ISBN-10: 0262034514

ISBN-13: 9780262034517

This booklet bargains a decoder for a number of the new sorts of poetry enabled through electronic know-how. interpreting a few of the 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 easily a descendent of the ebook. electronic poems are usually not inevitably "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 information. 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 approach and literary research; considers the temporal implications of animation software program; and hyperlinks software program experiences to inventive writing. in particular it introduces many examples of electronic poetry inside a playful but thought of versatile taxonomy. sooner or later imagined right here, electronic poets software, sculpt, and nourish huge immersive interfaces of semi-autonomous note ecosystems. Poetry, more advantageous via code and lively through sensors, reengages topics energetic on the starting place of poetry: animism, employer, realization. electronic poetry might be perceived as dwelling, since it is living.

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