Can We (Still) Speak of a ‘French’ Digital Literature?

  • Susie Cronin University of Cambridge


This article explores the conditions of emergence of digital and computer-assisted literatures in the French context. Noting the importance of exhibitions in particular in contributing to the development of digital works and aesthetics, the article explores what offerings and concessions are there in considering the emergence and elaboration of such literatures through an approximate national frame.


Oulipo, Bouchardon, Bootz, procedural, aesthetic of frustration, digital literature

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How to Cite
CRONIN, Susie. Can We (Still) Speak of a ‘French’ Digital Literature?. MATLIT: Materialities of Literature, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 47-58, aug. 2018. ISSN 2182-8830. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 21 aug. 2018.
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