The Possible Worlds of Hypertext Fiction by A. BellThe Possible Worlds of Hypertext Fiction by A. Bell

The Possible Worlds of Hypertext Fiction

byA. Bell

Hardcover | March 10, 2010

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Written in hypertext and read from a computer, hypertext novels exist as a collection of textual fragments, which must be pieced together by the reader. The Possible Worlds of Hypertext Fiction offers a new critical theory tailored specifically for this burgeoning genre, providing a much needed body of criticism in a key area of new media fiction.
ALICE BELL is a lecturer in English Language and Literature at Sheffield Hallam University, UK. She is the Principal Investigator of the Digital Fiction International Network (funded by The Leverhulme Trust) and has published articles inNew Narratives: Theory and Practice(2010) andContemporary Stylistics(2007).
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Title:The Possible Worlds of Hypertext FictionFormat:HardcoverDimensions:205 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.56 inPublished:March 10, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230542557

ISBN - 13:9780230542556

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The Universe of Hypertext Fiction Hypertext Fiction and the Importance of Worlds Contradictions, World Views and the Nature of Truth in Michael Joyce's (1987) A fternoon; A Story Going, Going, Gone: the Slippery Worlds of Stuart Moulthrop's (1995) Victory Garden Is there a Mary/Shelley in this World? Parody and Counterparts in Shelley Jackson's (1997) Patchwork Girl The Colourful Worlds of Richard Holeton's (2001) Figurski at Findhorn on Acid Bibliography Index