Kiene Brillenburg Wurth | Intermediality and Postmediality in Contemporary Cyberpoetry

Written by on June 16th, 2014 // Filed under 21.1 Cyberpoetics

Abstract

In this article Brillenburg Wurth asks whether cyberpoetry is a rediscovery of modernistic experiments, a post- or multi-medial phenomenon. According to Inter mediality, Postmediality in Cyberpoetr y – 51 Brillenburg Wurth, cyberpoetry addresses differences between media, problematises them and does not commit to a single genre. She illustrates this with a specific kind of cyberpoetry that consists of multiple media that merge and transform into each other, or as Brillenburg Wurth calls it: “medially complex digital poetry.” Amongst others, Brillenburg Wurth uses the work of Jason Nelson and Jim Andrews to support her argument.

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