ENGL295 - Literature in a Wired World

Credit only granted for: ENGL278W or ENGL295. Formerly: ENGL278W.

An introduction to the changing nature of books, texts, and narrative in Information Age. Role of book in relation to other media, history of computers and writing, influence of computing on contemporary literature and culture, emerging forms of digital narrative and reading. Practical skills taught range from how to find digital literature and other texts online to using Web media to create literary works.