Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Juxtaposition and hypertext: Some additional readings

• “Rhetorical Models for non-printable discourse.” Describes models for non-linear texts; that is, texts that aren’t necessarily organized in a logical or rational fashion. While most of the examples refer to multimedia texts, the descriptions here might help you gain a little more understanding of what Tomasula and Farrell are up to.

• Defining Hypertext. Lists definitions for hypertext, a non-linear theory of textual organization.

• “As We May Think. Influential essay from 1945 that defined the “memex,” an early hypertext reading and filing machine.

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