E-Lit Platforms at the MLA

Dene Grigar, vice president of the Electronic Literature Organization and one of the organizers of the excellent e-lit gallery and reading here at the MLA Convention, just gave a great presentation about the importance of platform in the development and reception of electronic literature. I was pleased initially to see that there was not only this presentation with “Platform” in the title, then very interested to hear about her work in a lab with original older computer hardware and her discussion of platform differences and changes through the years.

Even more surprising is that Ian Bogost and I have managed to advance part of our diabolical plan to have people use five long, colored rectangles stacked on top of each other:

One Reply to “E-Lit Platforms at the MLA”

  1. Thanks, Nick, for the kind words and for recognizing me as a brethren of the Diabolical Five Long Stacked Rectangles Organization (DFLSRO). It’s nice to know there are Others . . .

    d

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