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oa Alternation - The Space(s) of Hypertext Fiction

Volume 9, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1023-1757

 

Abstract

The cultural experiences of globalisation and advanced media communications have strongly challenged the notion of intertextuality in literature. Interest is focussed less on the interaction of texts, and more on a media-shaped heterogeneity of literary/cultural practices. The concept of hypermedia has contributed to reflections on intercultural notions of language and to the shift in hermeneutic interests toward hybrid narrations that do not fit into conventional genre and media categories. How, then. does literary culture perform its age-old ritual of narrative in an era when fragmentary and discrete units of information--the mass-media soundbite, television's corporate icons, or hypertext links on the World Wide Web - have become the dominant means by which we communicate?

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2019-08-20

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