Symposium

Narrating "Frag-ments. Frags. Fr. ments," grazing fragments

Friday 29 April 2016, 11:00

 

Credit:
Breault, Simon. 2016.

Gwen Le Cor lors de sa communication.

Présentation de la communication

In Discourse, Figure, Jean-François Lyotard defines a good book, as “a book to be grazed,” that is, one where “the reader could dip into anywhere, in any order.”

Starting from that premise, this talk aims at examining how the digital processes have enhanced a form of reading as “grazing”.

It focuses on the way contemporary print and digital narratives are told in fragments and vignettes that are constantly being (re)composed as they are read.

Pour plus d'informations, consultez le site du colloque LINCS/ALN 2016.

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To cite this document:
Le Cor, Gwen. 2016. “Narrating "Frag-ments. Frags. Fr. ments," grazing fragments”. Within Narrations contemporaines: écrans, médias et documents/ Contemporary Narratives: Screens, Media and Documents. Symposium hosted by Leverhulme International Network for Contemporary Studies/ Chaire de recherche du Canada sur les arts et la littérature numériques. Montréal, Université du Québec à Montréal, 29 avril 2016. Document audio. Available online: l’Observatoire de l’imaginaire contemporain. <http://oic.uqam.ca/en/communications/narrating-frag-ments-frags-fr-ments-grazing-fragments>. Accessed on September 20, 2019.
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