Category: ClassNotes

Typography At Its Finest: My Takeaway from Drucker and Egan

Typography is an element largely unconsidered in classic literary studies, and while the reason may not be apparent or even discernible the effect is a clear expectation of…

HYPERMEDIA & NETWORKS

My Boyfriend Came Back from the War, by Olia Lialina (1996) My Body, by Shelley Jackson (1997) Pamela Small, by Alan Bigelow (1999-2010) Filmtext, by Mark Amerika (2001-2002) Last Dream,…

CINEMA LANGUAGE

An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, by Ambrose Bierce Continuity – 180 degree rule, match on action, shot reverse shot, POV shot, parallel action Montage – rhythm, metaphor, associational…

VISUAL STORYTELLING

Visual Narrative 1 Finish Typographic Stories… Visual Storytelling talk: overview picturing time: scroll/timeline nonlinear (distributed and asynchronous) sequential (chronological frames) spatial montage (simultaneous frames) cinema (duration, temporal frames)   McCloud, Understanding…

TYPOGRAPHIC STORYTELLING

Visual Hierarchy and Typography:  Sherlock Holmes Diagrammatic Writing, by Johanna Drucker Gesture: Placement Relation Attribute and Refinements Embedment: hierarchical frames of reference, stepping inward Entanglement: interlinear or spatially…

NARRATIVE TRADITIONS

Previous Final Projects BBC Doc – Greek Tragedy -began as ritual in honor of  god Dionysus (tragoedia mean “goat-song”) – officially recognized in 534 BC -ekstasis: “to be or stand…

WHAT IS A DIGITAL STORY?

What is a Digital Story?: story forms, narrative theory/terms,  storytelling and evolution, computers and storytelling, digital convergence, transmedia Overview of course: syllabus Blogging Blog posts will be weekly 300-500 word…

NETWORKS

Hypertext (Twine) Queers in Love at the End of the World Beautiful Frog Howling Dogs Keeping Up Appearances   Twitter Fiction (Storify): Celeste Ng Black Box, Jennifer Egan…