A Short Review of “The Text Encoding Initiative and the Study of Literature”

Successfully striking a balance between the technical and non-technical aspects of its subject matter, James Cummings’ article on the Text Encoding Initiative presents to its reader a complete picture of standardisation in electronic scholarly literature. The author blends historical, technical and academic contexts to ensure that he can provide as full an understanding as is […]

Descending into the Maelstrom: Alan Liu’s “Imagining the New Media Encounter”

What makes media “new”? Is new media, as we understand the term, actually new? To my mind, newer media would be a more appropriate term, or as Liu puts, new media encounter…