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By David Jhave Johnston

This e-book bargains a decoder for a number of the new sorts of poetry enabled through electronic expertise. analyzing a number of the unusual technological vectors converging on language, it proposes a poetics applicable to the electronic period whereas connecting electronic poetry to standard poetry's matters with being (a.k.a. ontological implications). electronic poetry, during this context, isn't easily a descendent of the publication. electronic poems aren't inevitably "poems" or written via "poets"; they're present in advertisements, conceptual artwork, interactive monitors, performative initiatives, video games, or apps. Poetic instruments contain algorithms, browsers, social media, and information. Code blossoms into poetic items and poetic proto-organisms.Introducing the phrases TAVs (Textual-Audio-Visuals) and TAVITS (Textual-Audio-Visual-Interactive), Aesthetic Animism theorizes a relation among medical technique and literary research; considers the temporal implications of animation software program; and hyperlinks software program stories to inventive writing. specially it introduces many examples of electronic poetry inside of a playful but thought of versatile taxonomy. sooner or later imagined the following, electronic poets software, sculpt, and nourish enormous immersive interfaces of semi-autonomous observe ecosystems. Poetry, more advantageous via code and lively through sensors, reengages issues energetic on the foundation of poetry: animism, enterprise, recognition. electronic poetry could be perceived as dwelling, since it is living.

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