There Is No Electronic Literature (But It Is Everywhere)

  • Ana Marques da Silva CLP, University of Coimbra (Doctoral Program in Materialities of Literature, FCT Research Fellow)


Review of Sandy Baldwin, The Internet Unconscious: On the Subject of Electronic Literature.London: Bloomsbury Academic, 2015, 287 pp.ISBN 978-1-62892-338-4


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MARQUES DA SILVA, Ana. There Is No Electronic Literature (But It Is Everywhere). MATLIT: Materialities of Literature, [S.l.], v. 4, n. 1, p. 185-190, feb. 2016. ISSN 2182-8830. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 20 apr. 2019. doi:
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digital literature; media theory