Cautionary Tale: Stories Made and Distributed through the Internet

  • Donna Leishman The Glasgow School of Art


This paper explores the journey that experimental texts must undertake as they migrate from other mediated forms of representation to the digital. It will explicitly explore the Internet as the primary context and it will use my first digital text Red Riding Hood (, 2001) as a device to not only talk about my own relationship with mediating existing texts into that which might be considered experimental but also to appraise the evolution and in turn the changing mediation power of the Internet.


folk, fairytales, digital culture

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How to Cite
LEISHMAN, Donna. Cautionary Tale: Stories Made and Distributed through the Internet. MATLIT: Materialities of Literature, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 3, p. 105-114, aug. 2018. ISSN 2182-8830. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 18 sep. 2019.
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