Readings for Monday (Week 3.1)

Here are the readings for Monday providing you with a strong grounding in hypertext from renown theorist George Landow as well as following on from our discussions this week with Jay Bolter’s Writing Space and Paul Graham’s The Age of the Essay.  I’ll be uploading Wednesday’s readings tomorrow along with all of the remaining readings for the course so you can get a head start on those if you feel so inclined.

Key Readings:

Landow, George. Hypertext 3.0: Critical Theory and New Media in an Era of Globalization. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006. Print. (extracts, PDF)

Bolter, Jay David. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing. Hillsdale (N.J.): Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1991. Print. (extract, PDF)

Bonus Reading:

Graham, Paul. “The Age of the Essay.” Paul Graham. Sept. 2004. Web. 11 Aug. 2013. (PDF)