From Gutenberg To Google: Electronic Representations Of Literary Texts

From Gutenberg To Google: Electronic Representations Of Literary Texts
Tags: Peter L. Shillingsburg

As technologies for electronic texts develop into ever more sophisticated engines for capturing different kinds of information, radical changes are underway in the way we write, transmit and read texts. In this thought-provoking work, Peter Shillingsburg considers the potentials and pitfalls, the enhancements and distortions, the achievements and inadequacies of electronic editions of literary texts.