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By Jessica Pressman

whereas most important reviews of born-digital literature have fun it as a postmodern artwork shape with roots in modern applied sciences and social interactions, Digital Modernism presents an alternate family tree. Grounding her argument in literary background, media experiences, 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 move of the Twenties and Thirties laid the basis for the thoughts of digital literature. for that reason, Digital Modernism makes the case for contemplating those electronic creations as "literature" and argues for the price of examining them rigorously, heavily, and inside of literary history.

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