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Ecriture et hypertexte Lenoble Michel



Pour ceux que la redaction en mode hypertexte interesse, voici le
dernier message commercial de EASTGATE SYSTEMS Inc. Contactez 
Mark Bernstein ou son site web pour plus d'info. Michel. P.S. Je 
ne suis malheureusement pas actionnaire de la compagnie et 
n'entretiens avec elle uniquement des rapports de client a 
fournisseur.
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Date: Wed, 8 Oct 1997 15:10:36 -0400
To: Eastgate List:@eastgate.com
From: "Mark Bernstein, Eastgate Systems, Inc." <bernstein@eastgate.com>
Subject: EASTGATE: Hypertext Prize and other news


> > 	- RMIT's Eastgate Prize For Hypertext Awarded To Selim Yaman
> > 	- Hypertext 2.0: a new book from George P. Landow
> > 	- 10-packs available for courses, reading groups
> > 	- Tell us about hypertext courses
> > 
> > RMIT Eastgate Prize for Hypertext
> > awarded to Selim Yaman
> > ---------------------------------
> > The Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology's first annual Eastgate Prize
> > for Hypertext was awarded to Selim Yaman at a ceremonial dinner on October
> > 6.
> > 
> > Ms. Yaman, a student at RMIT, won the prize for her hypertext exploration
> > of rhetoric and structure in hypertext. Taking the work of Richard Lanham
> > and Ilana Snyder as points of departure, Yaman discusses the place of
> > hypertext writing in the tradition of argument. She concludes that
> > 
> > 	"The distrust of hypertext, or the fear of the death of
> > 	print, epitomises the philosophical rejection of rhetorical
> > 	notions of style and play."
> > 
> > RMIT Professor Adrian Miles noted that Yaman's hypertext was distinguished
> > both for design and style, noting that her work was "clear, elegant, well
> > argued, and well structured hypertextually."  Yaman's hypertext was written
> > with Storyspace.
> > 
> > Eastgate sponsors the Eastgate Prize annually at RMIT.
> > 
> > 
> > HYPERTEXT 2.0
> > a new volume from George P. Landow
> > -----------------------------------
> > George P. Landow's newest volume, _Hypertext 2.0_, is now available.
> > 
> > _Hypertext 2.0_ is an extensive revision and extension of Landow's early
> > "Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and
> > Technology". In the new version, Landow shifts the focus from early
> > experiments in Intermedia to Microcosm, Storyspace, and the World Wide Web.
> > 
> > Landow's discussion of hypertext writing, and especially of hypertext
> > fiction, is greatly expanded. The section headings alone are fascinating:
> > 
> > 	Narrative Beginnings and Endings
> > 	Narrative Endings and Hypertext
> > 	Michael Joyce's _afternoon_: The Reader's Experience as Author
> > 	Stitching together Narrative, Sexuality and Self: Shelley Jackson's
> > 		Patchwork Girl
> > 	_Quibbling_, a Feminist Rhizome narrative
> > 	Storyworlds and Other Forms of Hypertext Narrative
> > 	From Narration To Poetry?
> > 
> > The new discussion on "Reconfiguring Writing" is no less fascinating:
> > 
> > 	The Problematic Concept of Disorientation
> > 	The Rhetoric and Stylistics of Writing for E-space
> > 	Hypertext as Collage
> > 
> > The new edition is 50% larger than the original, and its vision has
> > broadened and deepened throughout. Highly recommended.
> > 
> > The first shipment has just arrived at Eastgate. Published by Johns Hopkins
> > Press, copies (paperback, 353 pages) are $18.95 (plus shipping and
> > handling).
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > Hypertexts for Courses, Libraries, Reading Groups
> > -------------------------------------------------
> > 
> > Eastgate offers special programs for classes, libraries, and reading groups who
> > need access to Eastgate hypertexts. We want to make it easy to read these
> > works.
> > 
> > If you are an individual reader, you may be all set: Eastgate hypertexts
> > can already be found in the collections of many libraries, public and
> > private, throughout the world. Our hypertexts circulate like books or are
> > kept on reserve, to be used by one reader at a time.
> > 
> > When many people need access to a hypertext at once, we provide inexpensive
> > 10-workstation and 100-workstation licenses. For example, a 10-user license
> > for Michael Joyce's _afternoon_ or Ed Falco's new _A Dream with Demons_
> > costs just $59.85.
> > 
> > Reading groups and clubs may wish to explore hypertext as well. We can
> > often arrange special discounts on group purchases: call our toll-free
> > number, (800)-562-1638, or email info@eastgate.com, for details.
> > 
> > Don't forget that Storyspace is also available in inexpensive 10-packs and
> > 100-packs.
> > 
> > 
> > Tell Us About Hypertext Courses
> > -------------------------------
> > 
> > We're in the midst of extending and revising the Eastgate Web site. One new
> > feature will be a compendium of hypertext courses throughout the world.
> > 
> > This directory of hypertext courses will help others know what can be
> > accomplished, and will give both students and instructors a new way to
> > exchange ideas.
> > 
> > If you teach a course on hypertext writing, literary hypertext, or a
> > related subject -- or if you're currently taking such a course -- please
> > send a brief note to
> > 
> > 	info@eastgate.com
> > 
> > We'd like to know
> > 
> > 	- the name of the course
> > 	- where it is (or was) taught
> > 	- who teaches it
> > 
> > A line or two is all we need, but we'd love more information too, if you
> > have an extra moment:
> > 
> > 	- what's covered
> > 	- unusual or novel aspects
> > 	- titles or Web sites studied in the course
> > 	- plans, experiences, anecdotes
> > 	- Web page for the course (syllabus, writing projects, readings)
> > 	- titles of interesting course projects
> > 	- email contact
> > 
> > We are interested in past courses, current offerings, and pans for the
> > future. We're eager to hear about courses at all levels and in all
> > disciplines.
> > 
> > 
> > ------------------------------
> > This Eastgate-List message is sent to subscribers on request. The
> > Eastgate-list is a low-volume, moderated list of hypertext news and
> > announcements.
> > 
> > If you'd like to change your subscription address or want to cancel your
> > subscription, please drop a note to <info@eastgate.com> .
> > 
> > 
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------
> > Mark Bernstein                          Bernstein@eastgate.com
> > Eastgate Systems, Inc.                  voice: +1(617) 924-9044
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