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Scripted Culture: Digitalization and the Cultural Public Sphere
edited by Ines Kleesattel and Ruedi Widmer
Diaphanes, 2018
Paper: 978-3-0358-0085-2 | eISBN: 978-3-0358-0115-6
Library of Congress Classification HM851.S375 2018

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
When we look at the cultural public sphere through the lens of digitalization, a paradoxical picture emerges. In some ways, the digital age seems to have brought the goals of the Enlightenment to their fullest fruition, giving us boundless and instantaneous access to every kind of knowledge and art. But the internet and its platforms also frequently bring chaos, immersing us in a sphere of often unverified information whose scope is unimaginable. This book takes a tour through the current debates on digital culture, bringing together a wide array of perspectives from aesthetic theory, cultural studies, electronic media, and the arts.

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