An older bibliography of e-text readings, compiled 12 March 1997


Barrett, Edward, ed. The Society of Text: Hypertext, Hypermedia, and the Social Construction of Information. Cambridge, Mass. and London: MIT Press.

Birkerts, Sven. The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading. Faber, 1994. Bolter, David J. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing. Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum, 1991.

Bush, Vannevar. "As We May Think." Atlantic Monthly 176: 101- 108.

December, John. Characteristics of Oral Culture in Discourse on the Net. Paper presented at the twelfth annual Penn State Conference on Rhetoric and Composition, University,Park, Pennsylvania, July 8, 1993.

Deemer, Charles. What is Hypertext?.

Drexler, K. Eric . Hypertext Publishing and the Evolution of Knowledge.

Duggan, Hoyt. Some Un-Revolutionary Aspects of Computer Editing.

Fauth, Jurgen. The Promises and Pitfalls of Hyperfiction.

Fowler, Robert M. The Fate of the Notion of Canon in the Electronic Age. also published in Forum 9 .

Harnad, Stevan. "Post-Gutenberg Galaxy: The Fourth Revolution in the Means of Production of Knowledge." The Public-Access Computer Systems Review 2,1:39-53. (Available from; get harnad prv2n1.)

Hockenhull, Oliver. Towards a Furious Philosophy of the Discrete.

Hockey, Susan. "Evaluating Electronic Texts in the Humanities," Library Trends 42 1994 (676-93)

Jamieson, Marguerite, Rebecca Kajs and Anne Agee. "Computer-Assisted Techniques to Enhance Transformative Learning in First-Year Literature Courses." Computers and the Humanities . Vol. 30 No. 2 1996.

Joyce, Michael. Of Two Minds: Hypertext Pedagogy and Poetics. University of Michigan Press, 1995.

Joyce, Michael. "Siren Shapes: Exploratory and Constructive Hypertexts." Academic Computing 3:10-14, 37-42.

Kaplan, Nancy. One Beginning -- E-literacies: Politexts, Hypertexts, and Other Cultural Formations in the Late Age of Print.

Katz, Seth R. "Current Uses of Hypertext in Teaching Literature." Computers and the Humanities Vol. 30 No. 2 1996.

Keep, Christopher and Tim McLaughlin, The Electronic Labyrinth.
http://jefferson.village.Virginia.EDU/. 1995.

Kroker and Weinstein, The Hyper-Texted Body, Or Nietzsche Gets A Modem texted.html

Landow, George P. Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology. Johns Hopkins UP, 1991.

Landow, George P. Hyper/Text/Theory. Johns Hopkins UP, 1994. (Essays)

Lanham, Richard A. The Electronic Word: Democracy, Technology, and the Arts. U of Chicago P, 1993.

Lavagnino, John. Reading, Scholarship, and Hypertext Editions. (To be published in: TEXT: Transactions of the Society for Textual Scholarship, volume 8, in 1996. Currently available at:

Martin, Henri-Jean. The History and Power of Writing-. Trans. Lydia G. Cochrane. Chicago and London: U of Chicago P, 1994. McGann, Jerome. Radiant Textuality .

McGann, Jerome. The Rationale of HyperText .

Moulthrop, Stuart. "You Say You Want a Revolution? Hypertext and the Laws of Media." Postmodern Culture . Volume 1, Number 3. May, 1991.

Moulthrop, Stuart. Traveling in the Breakdown Lane: A Principle of Resistance for Hypertext .

Moulthrop, Stuart. The Shadow of an Informand.

Ong, Walter. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word . Routledge, 1982.

Ryan, Marie-Laure. Immersion vs. Interactivity: Virtual Reality and Literary Theory .

Selfe, Cynthia L. and Susan Hilligoss, eds. Literacy and Computers: The Complications of Teaching and Learning with Technology . Research and Scholarship in Composition 2. New York: MLA, 1994. (Twenty articles on technology and literacy instruction, including: Ann Hill Duin and Craig Hansen, "Reading and Writing on Computer Networks as Social Construction and Social Interaction"; Billie J. Wahlstrom, "Communication and Technology: Defining a Feminist Presence in Research and Practice"; Catherine F. Smith, "Hypertextual Thinking.")

Sutherland, Kathryn (ed). Electronic Text: Investigations in Method and Theory (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1997) Includes:
McGann, Jerome: The Rationale of Hypertext; Lamont, Claire: Annotating a Text: Literary Theory and Electronic Hypertext; Conner, patrick W.: Lighting Out for the Territory: Hypertext, Ideology, and Hucklebery Finn; Renear, Allen: Out of praxis; Three (Meta)Theories of Textuality; Flanders, Julia: The Body Encoded: Questions of Gender and the Electronic text; Robinson, Peter M. W.: New Directions in Critical Editing; Donaldson, Peter S.: Digital Archive as Expanded Text; Shakespeare and Electronic Textuality; Greetham, David: Coda: Is it Morphin Time.

Tuman, Myron C. Word Perfect: Literacy in the Computer Age . Series in Composition, Literacy, and Culture. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 1992.

Haraway, Donna
Turkle, Sherry
The Text Encoding Initiative
The Rosetti Project and other IATH projects
Eastgate Systems
Electronic Book Technologies

Created by Hope Greenberg, Last updated 12 March 1997.