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by more…Derrick Clements, Nyssa Silvester (Goodreads Author), Rachael Schiel, Amy Whitaker (Goodreads Author), Taylor Gilbert, Annie Ostler, Ariel Letts (Goodreads Author), Ashley AhMu (Goodreads Author), Aly Rutter (Goodreads Author), Sam McGrath (Goodreads Author) …less , , , , , , ,
Writing about Literature in the Digital Age is a free eBook by students at Brigham Young University who are pushing boundaries of traditional literary study to explore the benefits of digital tools in academic writing. This collaborative effort is a case study of how electronic text formats and blogging can be effectively used to explore literary works, develop one’s think ...more
ebook, 83 pages
Published June 14th 2011
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Jun 14, 2011 Gideon Burton rated it really liked it
What can I say? This is the book my students created in June, 2011, a first attempt at using one digital tool (the eBook format) to talk about other digital tools (especially blogging) as they relate to literature. Each chapter uses a different literary work as a way of gaining insight into digital culture or into how literature can be explored and experienced differently in the digital age. I give it four stars; parts are a bit uneven. But it gets high ratings because students took their subjec ...more
Considering how much time everyone put into the book I say it is pretty excellent. It is not perfect but given the amount of time we had to assemble it I think it deserves a high rating. It was fun to be a part of creating this book. I have learned so much about connecting in the digital age in relation to literature. I now have a different outlook on literary criticism.