Introduction to #WomenTechLit

Mencia, Maria (2017) Introduction to #WomenTechLit. In: Mencia, Maria, (ed.) #WomenTechLit. Morgantown, U.S. : West Virginia University Press. pp. xiii-xx. (CompuLit) ISBN 9781943665907

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Abstract

This book of Electronic Literature (e-lit) brings together pioneering and emerging women whose work has earned international impact and scholarly recognition. It extends a historical critical overview of the state of the field from the diverse perspectives of twenty-eight worldwide contributors. It illustrates the authors’ scholarly interests through discussion of creative practice as research, historical accounts documenting collections of women’s new media art and literary works, and art collectives. It also covers theoretical approaches and critical overviews, from feminist discourses to close readings and ‘close-distant-located readings’ of pertinent works in the field and includes authors from Latin America, Russia, Austria, Ireland, Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, and the U.S.A. Integral to this work are women practitioners writing essays about their own work that demonstrate the significance of artistic practice-based research in creative fields.

Item Type: Book Section
Event Title: Plataformas de la Imaginacion, Escenarios de la Literatura Electronica,
Locations and Dates of Event:
LocationFrom DateTo Date
Museo de Las Ciencias de la UNAM, Mexico9 October 20156 December 2015
Research Area: Art and design
Communication, cultural and media studies
English language and literature
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Performance and Screen Studies
Depositing User: Katrina Clifford
Date Deposited: 21 Dec 2017 14:44
Last Modified: 21 Dec 2017 14:49
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/40359

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