13.0417 book on the "end of books"

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 13, No. 417.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

             Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2000 06:35:02 +0000
             From: Arun-Kumar Tripathi <tripathi@statistik.uni-dortmund.de>
             Subject: "The End of Books"


    Most of the scholars might be interested in the NEW Book, "The End of
    Books -- Or Books without End?" written by J. Yellowlees Douglas. She has
    also written, "I Have Said Nothing".

    -some praises for her new book--

    "A classic of hypertext theory and criticism" --Jay David Bolter

    "Written in a lively, personable style, The End of Books is essential
    reading for anyone interested in literature as it is practiced in the New
    Media" --N. Katherine Hayles.

    Please visit the below sites for more details about the books and author.





    She has also contributed one chapter, "The Three Paradoxes of Hypertext:
    How Theories of Textuality Shape Interface Design"..Ed. Stephanie B.
    Gibson and Ollie Oviedo. "The Emerging Cyberculture: Literacy, Paradigm,
    and Paradox. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, (in press)

    Arun Tripathi

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