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ENG660 Seminar in Literary Hypermedia

Lead Faculty: Dr. Franz J Potter

Course Description

History and current practice of literary hypermedia. Through reading primary stand-alone and Webbased hypermedia installations, the course examines hypermedia as a specific literary genre.

Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of literary hypermedia.
  • Describe key components of stand-alone and Web-based hypermedia installations.
  • Describe the relationship between literary hypermedia and other genres, particularly print media, graphic design, film, and performance art.
  • Apply various literary theories to a variety of hypermedia texts.
  • Use appropriate critical terminology in analytical papers, in particular terminology drawn from hypertext and hypermedia theory.
  • Write analysis papers with sustained theoretical arguments.