Literature and Technology

Professor Murray and Mr. Birkerts debated the prospects of reading and creating narratives in the age of electronic… read more

Professor Murray and Mr. Birkerts debated the prospects of reading and creating narratives in the age of electronic communication. They examined how technological changes will change the cultural norms about reading and writing and mix the roles of creator and consumer. Murray is the author of Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace and Birkerts is the author of The Gutenberg Elegies: The Fate of Reading in an Electronic Age. They also took questions from the audience. close

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Public Affairs Event
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Debate
Location:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 20, 1997
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 1997

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  • Dec 20, 1997 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 20, 1997 | 11:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 21, 1997 | 4:44am EST | C-SPAN 2
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