The new apparatus of influence: Material modernism in the digital age

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Show simple item record O'Sullivan, James en 2018-02-01T12:08:37Z 2018-02-01T12:08:37Z 2014-10
dc.identifier.citation O'Sullivan, J. (2014) 'The New Apparatus of Influence: Material Modernism in the Digital Age', International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, 8(2), pp. 226-238. doi: 10.3366/ijhac.2014.0131 en
dc.identifier.volume 8 en
dc.identifier.issued 2 en
dc.identifier.startpage 226 en
dc.identifier.endpage 238 en
dc.identifier.issn 1753-8548
dc.identifier.issn 1755-1706
dc.identifier.doi 10.3366/ijhac.2014.0131
dc.description.abstract Throughout this paper, I argue for a reapplication of those theories set out by George Bornstein in Material Modernism. More specifically, I suggest that Bornstein's work should be considered in the context of the textual and literary constructs of the digital age. I begin with an account of those elements from Bornstein's argument that I consider to be of most relevance to this particular discourse, giving particular consideration to what he refers to as the ‘bibliographic code.’ I argue that this notion has gathered fresh momentum now that its potential has been enhanced through new forms of computer-based media. What the material modernists of the modernist movement sought to achieve with the material elements of their works, contemporary scholars and critics can seek to replicate and explore with greater clarity and creativity. The bibliographic code has gained new importance, as the degree by which it can be manipulated, I argue, has been extended significantly. en
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dc.publisher Edinburgh University Press en
dc.rights © 2014 Edinburgh University Press. This is an Accepted Manuscript of an article published by Edinburgh University Press in International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing The version of record is available online at: en
dc.subject Material modernism en
dc.subject Electronic literature en
dc.subject Electronic editions en
dc.subject Bibliographic code en
dc.title The new apparatus of influence: Material modernism in the digital age en
dc.type Article (peer-reviewed) en
dc.internal.authorcontactother James O'Sullivan, College of ACSSS Office, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland. +353-21-490-3000 Email: en
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dc.description.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.journaltitle International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing en
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