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A convergence of old and new technologies, an unlikely marriage of print and digital, "Between Page and Screen" chronicles a love affair between the characters P and S while taking the reader into a wondrous, augmented reality. The book has no words, only inscrutable black and white geometric patterns that, when coupled with a computer webcam, conjure the text. Reflected o ...more
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Published 2012 by Siglio
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Joseph
May 08, 2012 Joseph rated it liked it
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Someone once said that since the 1990s, content as a realm of possible experimentation in literature has been exhausted, leaving form the final sandbox for writers to play and build in. If this is the case, Between Page and Screen is a significant movement in this trajectory: a kind of “digital pop-up book,” the book itself contains no text, only a series of black and white rune-like geometric patterns that, when displayed in a computer’s webcam to the online program at
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Kitty
Jul 18, 2012 Kitty rated it liked it
The concept is brilliant, the experience quite maddening as you hold a book up to the webcam in your computer and use adobe flash player, and watch letters leap out of black and white shapes on your computer screen, and
P and S have a conversation. It's the sort of language play I understand, where letters and sounds morph into new letters and sounds -- but a mirror for me to see how the person writing this might be having fun -- but what about the poor reader? If indeed one is looking for meani
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Gavin
Jul 07, 2016 Gavin rated it really liked it
As far as this book/algorithm being a new(ish) form of Concrete poetry, it's gets a solid five+ stars as it's a masterful collab between a writer and a programmer. I love it in this regard.

As far as "poetry" goes, it's a fairly cold piece of "writing"...in certain departments of creative writing, content died long ago, but this branch of literary expression has its own well-worn (if not worn out) path extending back, if not at least to Mallarme, then perhaps as far back as Hebraic or Arabic micr
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Kali
Sep 13, 2014 Kali rated it it was amazing
Shelves: for-class
this book of poems was totally amazing, between page and screen literally and figuratively.
Anastasia
Dec 07, 2013 Anastasia rated it really liked it
Four stars for the quirkiness of this page-screen romance and the novelty of tactile poetry that has also been augmented digitally. Spent an evening learning how to read the thing. Unfortunately, some images were too small, even in full screen mode, to delve into. Would like a printed transcript (I'm sure that would make the page happy).
Amy
Apr 28, 2012 Amy rated it it was amazing
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Between Page and Screen had me at esperanto and augmented me at pagan.
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Oct 12, 2013 Natalia rated it it was amazing
very creative!
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