Digital Literature: Hypertext, Cybertext, Literary Play and Games

Last Update: 02.16.2008

I.  Web Works

English only (click here to go to the Chinese hypertext list):

Abrahams, Annie.  "Alone."  DOC(K)S

http://www.sitec.fr/users/akenatondocks/DOCKS-datas_f/collect_f/auteurs_f/A_f/ABRAHAMS_f/abrahams.html

"Wishes."  Riding the Meridian.

http://www.heelstone.com/meridian/annie/start.htm

Amerika, Mark. Grammatron.

http://www.grammatron.com/index2.html

Ankerson, Ingrid and Megan Sapnar. 2001. “Cruising.” Poems That Go.

<http://www.poemsthatgo.com/gallery/spring2001/crusing-launch.html>.

Andrews, Jim.  1997.  "Seattle Drift."  Vispo.

http://www.vispo.com/animisms/SeattleDrift.html

----.  1998.  "Enigma n."  Vispo.

http://vispo.com/animisms/enigman/meaning.html

----.  1999.  "Spas Texts."  Vispo.

http://www.vispo.com/StirFryTexts/2.html

----.  "Arteroids 2.5"

http://www.vispo.com/arteroids/

"Webarteroids." (an early version)
http://webartery.com/webarteroids/
or "Arteroids" (modified from "Webarteroids"), The Remedi Project, issue 11 (2001).
http://www.theremediproject.com/projects/issue11/andrewsarteroids/arteroids.htm

Baker, Laurie and Jared Tarbell.  2001.  "I'Ching Poetry Engine."

http://www.levitated.net/exhibit/iching/images.html

Biggs, Simon. 2003. "Book of Books I."

http://hosted.simonbiggs.easynet.co.uk/bookofbooks/book1.htm

Blair, David.  Waxweb.

http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/wax/ *or CD

Bookchin, Natalie.  1999.  "The Intruder."

http://www.calarts.edu/~bookchin/intruder/

Brandon.

http://brandon.guggenheim.org/roadtrip/road.html (roadtrip episode) *project supervised by Shu Lea Cheng (鄭淑麗)

http://brandon.guggenheim.org  (homepage)

Bulhak, Andrew C. (1996a) “The Postmodernism Generator.”

http://www.elsewhere.org/cgi-bin/postmodern.

Cadre, Adam. 1999. Varicella.

http://adamcadre.ac/content/vgame.exe.

Instruction Page: http://adamcadre.ac/if.html

"Cave." (a collaborative project; video only).  Iowa Review Web.

http://www.uiowa.edu/~iareview/tirweb/feature/cave/ScreenProfile2004_LoFi.mov

(a demo version in QuickTime format)

Chang, Isabel. "Aspergillum Gently." 

http://doxa.net/168/

Coverley, M. D. (Marjorie Luesebrink).  "Default Lives." Cauldron 3.

http://califia.us/DL/

(First appeared at: http://www.studiocleo.com/cauldron/volume3/confluence/marjorie_luesebrink/)

Deemer, Charles.  The Last Song of Violeta Parra

 http://www.geocities.com/cdeemer/chile.htm

Dhalgren.

telnet: Dhalgren.english.washington.edu 7777 (MUD / MOO)

Dillemuth, Jay and Alex Cory.  Holo-X.

http://www.holo-x.com  (disconnected)
http://www.cgarts.or.jp/holo-x/ (disconnected)

Harrell, Curtis "Nightmare Wanders Father Song." New River. Vol. 4.

http://www.cddc.vt.edu/journals/newriver/harrell/Nightmare/index.html

Hines, Dirk.  "Facades: Portraits of New Orleans."  BeeHive 4.1 (March 2001).

http://beehive.temporalimage.com/archive/41arc.html

Jugovic, Alexandra, Florian Schmitt and Hi-Res!. "Donnie Darko."

http://www.donniedarko.com    [disconnected]

Kendall, Robert.  Clues.

http://wordcircuits.com/clues/

LambdaMOO

telnet: lambda.moo.mud.org 8888  (MUD / MOO)

Larsen, Deena.  "Carving in Possibilities."  Frame 6.  trAce.

http://trace.ntu.ac.uk/frame6/larsen/index.html

----, et al.  "Bubbles."  http://www.chisp.net/%7Etextra/bubbles/

Lewis, Jason.  "Cross Purposes."  Digital Dirt.  Eds.  Arthur and Marilouise Kroker.

http://ctheory.concordia.ca/multimedia/dirt/dynamicpoetry/index.html

Lewis, Jason E. and Alex Weyers.  "It's Alive!" (a literary instrument).

http://www.thethoughtshop.com/works/itsalive/itsalive.htm

Lialina, Olia.  1996.   "My Boyfriend Came Back from the War."

http://www.teleportacia.org/war/war.html  (Don't be confused with works of the same title listed on the same webpage).

Loyer, Erik.  1999.  "The Lair of the Marrow Monkey." 

http://www.marrowmonkey.com/

----.  2001.  "Chroma." (The second episode of "Marrow Monkey")  

http://www.marrowmonkey.com/chroma/menu.html

Lynn, Vicki.  Guardians of the Millennium.

http://www.theguardians.com/rainforest/site_bits/frame1.htm

Loudon, Annette.  "Skyline."  The Remedi Project.  Issue 1.

http://www.theremediproject.com/projects/issue1/loudonskyline/skyline.html
(or check out <http://www.theremediproject.com>. See also "Cruising" in Poems That Go, Spring 2001/list-collective.htm)

Mateas, Michael and Andrew Stern.  "Facade. "

http://www.interactivestory.net/

Memmot, Talan.  Lux.  

http://www.memmott.org/talan/tabRich.html

---- and Mez.  "Sky Scratchez." 

http://www.memmott.org/talan/tabRich.html

----. "Lexia to Perplexia."  Iowa Review.

http://www.uiowa.edu/~iareview/tirweb/hypermedia/talan_memmott/index.html

Miller, Matthew. 1996. "Trip."

http://iat.ubalt.edu/guests/trip

Montfort, Nick.  "The Girl and The Wolf."  BeeHive 4.1(March 2001).

http://beehive.temporalimage.com/archive/41arc.html

Montgomery, Judith and Julien Moulin.  "Gallop."  Born Magazine.

http://www.bornmagazine.com/projects/gallop/

Morrissey, Judd. "The Jew's Daughter." 

http://www.thejewsdaughter.com/

Moulthrop, Stuart.  1991.  Victory Garden. 1991.

http://www.eastgate.com/VG/VGStart.html

----.  1995.  1997.   Hegirascope 2.

http://iat.ubalt.edu/moulthrop/hypertexts/hgs/

Reveiw: Shuen-shing Lee, "How Do I Cool Down the Overheated Medium?"
http://dichtung-digital.com/2005/2/Lee/index.htm

----.  1999.  Reagan Library.

http://iat.ubalt.edu/moulthrop/hypertexts/rl/  or CD

Review (1): Stacey Bailey, et al. “Reagan Library,” http://www.georgetown.edu/users/baldersm/CCT725/rl/ (the review is divided into 4 sections, respectively titled “Introduction,” “HyperTheory,” “Library of Libraries,” and “Panoramic Spectatorship.”
Review (2): hypertext.rmit, “Review of Stuart Moulthrop's ‘Reagan Library,’”
http://hypertext.rmit.edu.au/essays/rl/

----.  2003.   Pax, An Instrument.

http://iat.ubalt.edu/moulthrop/hypertexts/pax/ 

Nelson, Jason W.  "Another Emotion."

http://heliozoa.com/resume/color.html

----. "game, game, game and again game."

http://www.secrettechnology.com/gamegame/agame.html

----.  "Series Poems."

http://heliozoa.com/resume/series.html

---- and Roy Hering. "Poetry Cube."

http://www.secrettechnology.com/poem_cube/poemcube.html

Neverending Tale, The.

http://www.coder.com/creations/tale/

Nimoy, Josh.  "Textension." (a literary instrument)

http://jtnimoy.net/textension/

Nobody Here.

http://www.nobodyhere.com/justme/index.html

North West Coast Printmakers.

http://www.maltwood.uvic.ca/nwcp/eindex.html

Parker, Jeff. "A Long Wild Smile."

http://www.hypertxt.com/parker/magnetic/

Review: Jeff Parker, "A Poetic of the Link." http://www.altx.com/ebr/ebr12/park/park.htm

Pryll, Richard L.  ca 1994.  "Lies." 

http://www.users.interport.net/~rick/lies/lies.html

Rackham, Melinda.  Carrier.  

http://www.subtle.net/carrier/

----. Aland.  

http://www.subtle.net/aland

Rettberg, Scott.  "The Meddlesome Passenger."  BeeHive 5.1 (Summer 2002).

http://beehive.temporalimage.com/content_apps51/app_b.html
Review: Robert Ford, "Scott Rettberg's Writerly Text." http://www.wordcircuits.com/comment/umd/ford.html

Slattery, Diana, et al.  "The Oracle." Glide: An Interactive Exploration of

Visual Language.

http://www.academy.rpi.edu/glide/

Sorrells, Walter. 1995. "The Heist."

http://www.waltersorrells.com/1.html

Spiller, Teo.  Esmeralda. [disconnected]

http://www.teo-spiller.org/esmeralda/index.htm 

Strasser, Reiner.  "la pomme" (The Apple)

http://netartefact.de/repoem/apple/apple.html

Thomas, Geoffrey.  "Zigzag."  Storybeat.

http://www.storybeat.tv/html/zigzag.shtml

Thuan, Duc.  "Identification."

http://www.ducthuan.com/Poetry/Mono9/mono9.htm

Waber, Dan.  "Strings."

http://www.vispo.com/guests/DanWaber/index.html

Weight, Jenny.  1998.   Rice.

http://www.idaspoetics.com.au/rice/riceheading.html

Weizenbaum, Joseph. (1966) "Eliza."

Implementation of Eliza in Java applet can be easily spotted on the Internet.  Here's one instance:
http://www-cse.uta.edu/~cook/ai1/lectures/applets/eliza/eliza.htm
Eliza in javascript:
http://www.manifestation.com/neurotoys/eliza.php3
Eliza in other programming languages can be downloaded from:
http://www.spaceports.com/~sjlaven/eliza.htm
* http://benz.nchu.edu.tw/~sslee/download/eliza.exe
* Personally, I like the one located at the ending section of Nick Montfort's paper:  http://www.electronicbookreview.com/v3/servlet/
ebr?command=view_essay&essay_id=montfortele

Zellen, Jody.  1997-.  "Ghost City." 

http://www.ghostcity.com

 

 

II. CDs and Floppy Discs

Blair, David.  Waxweb.

CD (self-published) or http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/wax/  

Douglas, J. Yellowlees. 1993. I Have Said Nothing

Watertown, MA.: Eastgate Systems, 1993.

Jackson, Shelley.   Patchwork Girl .  Watertown, MA.: Eastgate Systems, 1995.

Joyce, Michael.  Afternoon, a Story .  Watertown, MA.: Eastgate Systems, 1990.

Kendall, Robert.  A Life Set for Two.  Watertown, MA.: Eastgate Systems, 1996.

Malloy, Judy.  Its Name Was Penelope.  Watertown, MA.: Eastgate Systems, 1993.

Moulthrop, Stuart.    Reagan Library.

CD.  Gravitational IntrigueThe Little Magazine.  22 (1999).   

or http://raven.ubalt.edu/staff/moulthrop/hypertexts/rl/index.html