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By Jessica Pressman

Whereas most crucial reviews of born-digital literature rejoice it as a postmodern paintings shape with roots in modern applied sciences and social interactions, Digital Modernism presents another family tree. Grounding her argument in literary heritage, media reports, and the perform of close-reading, Jessica Pressman pairs modernist works via Ezra Pound, James Joyce, and Bob Brown, with significant electronic works like William Poundstone's Project for the Tachistoscope {Bottomless Pit}, Young-hae Chang Heavy Industries's Dakota, and Judd Morrissey's The Jew's Daughter to illustrate how the modernist flow of the Nineteen Twenties and Nineteen Thirties laid the basis for the concepts of digital literature. consequently, Digital Modernism makes the case for contemplating those electronic creations as "literature" and argues for the price of interpreting them conscientiously, heavily, and inside of literary history.

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