Reading List

Set texts

Margaret AtwoodOryx and Crake (Virago, 2004)  

John Buchan, The Thirty-Nine Steps (Any edition, 1915)

William Golding, The Spire. (Faber, 2005, rept).

Jack Kerouac, On The Road. (Penguin Books Amplified Edition, digital format). This text will be provided for you.

Robin Sloan, Mr Penumbra’s 24-hour Book Store (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012)

The Thirty-Nine Steps app (Story Mechanics, 2013). This text will be provided for you.

Secondary reading (books)

Ray Siemans and Susan Schreibman, eds. A companion to Digital Literary Studies. (Blackwell, 2007). FREELY AVAILABLE HERE:

Thomas Bartscherer and Roderick Coover, eds. Switching Codes: Thinking through Digital Technology in the Humanities and Arts. (University of Chicago Press, 2011).

Paul Booth, Digital Fandom: New Media Studies (Peter Lang, 2010)

Marilyn Deegan and Kathryn Sutherland, Text Editing, Print and the Digital World. (Ashgate, 2008). Available in library as ebook

Marilyn Deegan and Kathryn Sutherland, Transferred illusions: digital technology and the forms of print.(Ashgate, 2009)

Richard J. Finneran, ed. The literary text in the digital age (University of Michigan Press, 1996)

Kathleen Fitzpatrick, Planned obsolescence: publishing, technology, and the future of the academy (New York University Press, 2011)

N Katherine Hayles, Electronic Literature: New Horizons for the Literary. (University of Notre Dame Press, 2008)

N Katherine Hayles, My Mother was a Computer: digital subjects and literary texts.University of Chicago Press, 2005). Available in library as ebook

Linda Hutcheon, A Theory of Adaptation (Routledge, 2006)

Steven E Jones, The Emergence of the Digital Humanities. (Routledge, 2013)

Matthew G Kirschenbaum, Mechanisms: New Media and the Forensic Imagination. (MIT Press, 2008)

Franco Moretti, Graphs, Maps and Trees: Abstract Models for Literary History.(Verso, 2007)

Ray Siemans and Susan Schreibman and John Unsworth, eds. A companion to Digital  Humanities. (Blackwell, 2004). FREELY AVAILABLE HERE:

Juha Suoranta, Wikiworld (Pluto, 2009)

Ruth E Page, Stories and social media: identities and interaction (Routledge, 2011)

John B Thompson, Merchants of Culture: the publishing business in the twentieth first century

Christian Vandenthorpe, From Papyrus to Hypertext: Toward the Universal Digital Library. (University of Illinois Press, 2009).

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