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Digital Cultures Hardcover – Apr 30 2011

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  • Hardcover: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Harvard University Press (March 31 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0674055241
  • ISBN-13: 978-0674055247
  • Product Dimensions: 1.9 x 16.5 x 24.1 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 386 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #496,196 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Digital Cultures is a wide-ranging and knowledgeable exploration of what it means to participate in online culture. Doueihi covers an impressive range of topics concerning the digital, which include literacy, citizenship, texts, and archiving and storage. The technology is explained in satisfying detail that nevertheless remains accessible throughout. A must-read for anyone interested in this or related fields. (N. Katherine Hayles, author of How We Think: Digital Technologies and Transforming Power)

Doueihi's argument [is] revelatory and important. He presents the diversity of digital practices and the importance of digital literacy in an increasingly complex textual environment. Moving beyond basic functional literacy, Doueihi asks how digitization configures a meta-literacy, "of what it means to be literate.'" (Tara Brabazon Times Higher Education 2011-06-16)

By showing how modes of communication and human relationships have changed since its rise, [Doueihi] makes a persuasive case that digital culture has broken free from print culture, which extends from the Gutenberg Bible of the 1450s to the present. Instant response, brevity, minimal spelling and grammar, novel syntax and different modes of composition have created new forms of literacy...Written in the "old" discursive format, Digital Cultures includes much to think about. The pace of change is fast, but Doueihi's insight is fresh. (George Rousseau Nature 2011-05-05)

About the Author

Milad Doueihi holds the Chair of Research on Digital Cultures, Laval University.

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