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Emerging Cyberculture Literacy, Paradigm and Paradox

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ISBN-10: 1572731966

ISBN-13: 9781572731967

Edition: 2000

Authors: Stephanie Gibson, Ollie O. Oriedo

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The areas related to emerging forms of electronic communication considered in this text are framed against an historical background. These areas are: issues of what constitutes literacy in communication; paradigms and concepts of self; and the paradoxical nature of technology and cultural shift.
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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.144

Bronwyn Labrumis a senior lecturer in the School of Visual and Material Culture ofnbsp;Massey University–Wellington, New Zealand.Stephanie Gibsonis a history curator at the National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa.

About the Authors
Literacy, Paradigm, and Paradox: An Introductionp. 1
Blake's Problem and Ours: Some Reflections on the Image and the Workp. 25
Hypertextuality and Chaucer, or Re-Ordering the Canterbury Tales and Other Reader Prerogativesp. 45
The Gutenberg Promise: Stones, Mirrors or a Printing Pressp. 61
Coming to Terms With Terms in Academic Cyberculturep. 99
The Misfortunes of Digital Textp. 129
The Lingering Errantness of Place, or Library as Libraryp. 151
Developing a Concept of Self in Cyberspace Communitiesp. 169
Fretwork: Reforming Mep. 203
MOOs, Anarchitecture, Toward a New Thresholdp. 229
Hypermedia, Space, and Dimensionalityp. 267
Reading Hidden Messages in Cyberspace: Semiotics and Cryptographyp. 287
From Virtue to Vertu to the Virtual: Art, Self-Organizing Systems, and the Netp. 307
"Nature" Versus "Nurture": The Three Paradoxes of Hypertextp. 325
Author Indexp. 357
Subject Indexp. 359
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