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Writing Material Readings from Plato to the Digital Age

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ISBN-10: 0321077172

ISBN-13: 9780321077172

Edition: 2003

Authors: Evelyn B. Tribble, Anne Trubek

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List price: $123.80
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 12/17/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Preface for Instructors
Introduction for Students
The Readings
From Pencils to Pixels: The Stages of Literary Technologies
The Art and Science of Handwriting
Into the Electronic Millennium
The New Dialogue
The Library of Babel
From Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, Written by Himself
The Social Life of Documents
From Some Features of Print Culture
The Shifting Relationships between Speech and Writing
From The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
Johnny Mnemonic
From New Grub Street
Return of the Word
You Can Always Look It Up - Or Can You?
From Iliad
From Twenty Minutes into the Future: Or, How Are We Moving beyond the Book
The Conversion
New-Alphabet Disease?
Selection from Autobiography of Malcolm X
The Shape of the Book
Bartleby the Scrivener: A Story of Wall-Street
Filling the Void: Building the Hypermacho Man
From Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
Writing Is A Technology that Restructures Thought
Three Images of Women and Reading (a collection of three paintings from the 18th and 19th century)
The Work of the Encyclopedia in an Age of Electronic Reproduction
Absolute Powerpoint
From Phaedrus
Reading is Bad for your Health
Reading Screens: Word Processing and Web Site Screen Shots (four images of computer screens presented as visual artifacts)
Look Who's Talking
Virtual Grub Street: Sorrows of a Multimedia Hack
Hyper-Readers and Their Reading Engines
Complex Seeing
Selections from Sundiata
Fragmentation and Cybercascades
Selections from In Praise of Scribes (De Laude Scriptorum)
Virtuality and Its Discontents
My First Writing Machine
Suggested Groupings
Appendix: Topical and Historical Table of Contents