Latin American Cyberculture and Cyberliterature
Claire Taylor and Thea Pitman
Claire Taylor is Professor of Hispanic Studies at the University of Liverpool.
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Foreword: Latin American Cyberliterature: From the Lettered City to the Creativity of its Citizens - Jesús Martin-Barbero Notes on Contributors Introduction - Clare Taylor and Thea Pitman I Cyberculture and Cybercommunities 1. The New Latin American Cinema: Cortometrajes on the Internet - Debra A. Castillo 2. Cyborgs, Cities, and Celluloid: Memory Machines in Two Latin American Cyborg Films - Geoffrey Kantaris 3. The Cyberart of Corpos Informáticos - Margaret Anne Clarke 4. Latin American Cyberprotest: Before and After the Zapatistas - Thea Pitman 5. Body, Nation, and Identity: Guillermo Gómez-Pena’s Performances on the Web - Niamh Thornton 6. Cyberspace Neighbourhood: The Virtual Construction of Capao Redondo - Lúcia Sá 7. Literary E-magazines in Latin America: From Textual Criticism to Virtual Communities - Shoshannah Holdom 8. Negotiating a (Border Literary) Community Online en la linea - Paul Fallon II Cyberliterature: Avatars and Aficionados 9. Posthumanisn in the Work of Jorge Luis Borges - Stefan Herbrechter and Ivan Callus 10. Julio Cortázar’s Rayuela and the Challenges of Cyberliterature - Rob Rix 11. Contemporary Brazilian Fiction: Between Screens and Printed Pages - Ana Claudia Viegas 12. Creative Processes in Hypermedia Literature: Single Purpose, Multiple Authors - Doménico Chiappe 13. Hypertext in Context: Space and Time in the Hypertext and Hypermedia Fictions of Blas Valdez and Doménico Chiappe - Thea Pitman 14. Virtual Bodies in Cyberspace: Guzik Glantz’s Weblog - Claire Taylor A Cyberliterary Afterword: Of Blogs and Other Matters - Edmundo Paz Soldán Conclusion: Latin American Identity and Cyberspace - Claire Taylor and Thea Pitman Suggested Further Reading Index
... this volume is, without doubt, innovative and pioneering in the field of Latin American literary and cultural studies.
Iberoamericana, X, 39
I know of few books that offer so much geographical and generic coverage on Latin America … it will become required reading for many courses on film, literature, and culture.
University of Toronto
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: December 1, 2007