Bringing electronic literature artists and critics into your classroom can be as easy as a quick jog through YouTube or Vimeo.
Here is the beginning of a playlist of videos of varying lengths discussing electronic literature. Please send us links to videos you nominate for the list.
Currently we are featuring:
- E-literature Explains, Mark Marino, a very short introduction to the idea of e-lit (87 secs)
- Exploring Interactive Fiction, Nick Montfort, introduction to the literary form of IF (6 minutes)
- N. Katherine Hayles, herself, extended interview on electronic literature (30 minutes)
- Dr. Fox Harrell at the UBC Centre for Cross Faculty Inquiry, himself, discussion of emergent storytelling forms (9 min.)
- “The Time of Codework,” Rita Raley, discusses codework and e-lit. (8 minutes)
- “Regards CroisÃ©s: Perspectives on Digital Literature,” Sandy Baldwin, introduces his collection of essays digital literature, co-edited with Philippe Bootz (5 min.)
- “Noah Wardrip-Fruin,” NWF introduces his perspectives on software objects in Expressive Processing (8 min, but part 1 of 4)
- “The Gameshelf #8: Modern Interactive Fiction ,” Jason McIntosh, introduction to contemporary IF
These titles represent just an initial list.
We are also compiling lists of videos of readings/performances of works and walk-throughs. If you have any favorite videos of or about electronic literature, please refer them to us via email or Twitter @eliterature or #elit_videos. We also encourage you to make them and tag them e-lit.
This is just the beginning of a growing set of resources we are building to facilitate incorporating electronic literature into your classroom or the many informal educational spaces online. Stay tuned.