Department of English

University of Toronto


ENG287H1F L5101 MW6-9  L5101
The Digital Text

Instructor: Elisa Tersigni

Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, Room TBA


Brief Description of Course: This course will examine how literature and literary criticism have changed in “The Digital Age” We begin the course with the question “what is ‘the digital text?’”, exploring the relationships between analog and digital, print and code, and text and literature. By reading, playing, hacking, and watching both print-turned-digital and born-digital works, we will consider what texts are, how we read them, and what they mean.

Required Reading: TBA

First Three Authors/Texts: TBA.

Method of Evaluation: Short writing assignment (15%); computer-assisted textual analysis assignment (15%); born-digital project (25%); participation (10%); final exam (35%).

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