3.1. Forking Paths

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Patchwork Girl (1995), Shelley Jackson

Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl was created in Storyspace, is distributed by Eastgate Systems, Inc., and ranks among the most widely read, discussed, and taught works of early hyperfiction. Patchwork Girl is rooted in an allusion to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or,

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Patchwork Girl (1995), Shelley Jackson

Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl was created in Storyspace, is distributed by Eastgate Systems, Inc., and ranks among the most widely read, discussed, and taught works of early hyperfiction. Patchwork Girl is rooted in an allusion to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, or,

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In absentia (2008), J. R. Carpenter

In absentia is a site-specific web-based writing project which addresses issues of gentrification and its erasures in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, where I lived for seventeen years. Faced with imminent eviction, I began to write as if I

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In absentia (2008), J. R. Carpenter

In absentia is a site-specific web-based writing project which addresses issues of gentrification and its erasures in the Mile End neighborhood of Montreal, where I lived for seventeen years. Faced with imminent eviction, I began to write as if I

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AlletSator – Ópera Quântica (2007), Pedro Barbosa & Luís Carlos Petry

AlletSator is a hypermedia work that is best defined as a quantum opera, or perhaps in the final analysis a game – interactive, three-dimensional – where the present and the virtual intersect and mix. A hybrid hypermedia, therefore, in which

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AlletSator – Ópera Quântica (2007), Pedro Barbosa & Luís Carlos Petry

AlletSator is a hypermedia work that is best defined as a quantum opera, or perhaps in the final analysis a game – interactive, three-dimensional – where the present and the virtual intersect and mix. A hybrid hypermedia, therefore, in which