Literature in a Digital Age Panel

A panel discussion was held on how the Internet has affected the cultural conversation. Topics included using technology rather than hard copy, various… read more

A panel discussion was held on how the Internet has affected the cultural conversation. Topics included using technology rather than hard copy, various digital divides, the fragmenting of the American attention span, and how a daily regime of writing electronic communications effects reading patterns. They responded to questions from members of the audience. The discussion was moderated by Maud Newton.

John Freeman is the author of the forthcoming book The Tyranny of E-Mail: The Four-Thousand-Year Journey to Your Inbox (Scribner; October 20, 2009).

Dwight Garner is the author of Read Me: A Century of Classic American Book Advertisements (Ecco; November 3, 2009).

Sarah Schmelling is the author of Ophelia Joined the Group Maidens Who Don’t Float: Classic Lit Signs on to Facebook (Plume; August 25, 2009).

“Literature in a Digital Age” was a 1:00 p.m. panel of the 2009 Brooklyn Book Festival, held in the Borough Hall Community Room. close

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289315-2
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 10, 2009 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 11, 2009 | 4:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 10, 2009 | 2:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 11, 2009 | 4:54am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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