Avatars of the Word

Avatars of the Word

Author: James Joseph O'Donnell

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 0674055454

Category: Computers

Page: 240

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In Avatars of the Word, O'Donnell reinterprets today's communication revolution through a series of refracted comparisons with earlier revolutionary periods: from the papyrus scroll to the codex and from copied manuscript to print.
The Teachings of Rao: The Spiritual Avatar of the Red Sun
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Ed Russo
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-10 - Publisher: Lulu.com

This book presents the Teachings of Rao, the God of Krypton. By using a few references from other places, I analyzed from a scientific orientation that shows through the model of a Tree of Life of how it relates to modern scientific models as Russell Quantum Mechanics and Psychology. The
Avatars of the Word
Language: en
Pages: 210
Authors: James Joseph O'Donnell
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher:

The written word has been a central bearer of culture since antiquity. But its position is now being challenged by the powerful media of electronic communication. In this penetrating and witty book James O'Donnell takes a reading on the promise and the threat of electronic technology for our literate future.
My Avatar, My Self
Language: en
Pages: 207
Authors: Zach Waggoner
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

With videogames now one of the world’s most popular diversions, the virtual world has increasing psychological influence on real-world players. This book examines the relationships between virtual and non-virtual identity in visual role-playing games. Utilizing James Gee’s theoretical constructs of real-world identity, virtual-world identity, and projective identity, this research shows
Improvisation and the Making of American Literary Modernism
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Rob Wallace
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-10-14 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

Improvisation, despite its almost ubiquitous presence in many art forms, is notoriously misunderstood and mysterious. Although earlier strands of American philosophy and art emphasized what might be called improvisational practices, it was during the modernist period that improvisational practice and theory began to make a significant impact on art and
The Matter of the Page
Language: en
Pages: 158
Authors: Shane Butler
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-06 - Publisher: Univ of Wisconsin Press

Ancient and medieval literary texts often call attention to their existence as physical objects. Shane Butler helps us to understand why. Arguing that writing has always been as much a material struggle as an intellectual one, The Matter of the Page offers timely lessons for the digital age about how