Literature on the Internet
– Isabel Coutinho
A world where books have no smell
This training seeks to match the literary universe with new technologies, in order to show that on the Internet are stored in virtual libraries, ready to be read or downloaded to computers anonymous masterpieces of world literature. It will also serve to show that there are on the Internet interactive novels in which the reader choose the course that aims to give the story and that with hypertext fiction appeared new writers of worship that exist only on the Internet.
Wanted here familiarize the various promoters of reading, including teachers, with a universe that often do not dominate, whose importance so even denegam, but that can be used as a research vehicle and transmission of knowledge “humanists”.
Learn how to use search engines to find biographical data, works or even pages of writers on the Internet. Ordering a book (printed or digital format) through bookstores “online” and what to do to start receiving information about the latest news of the literary world on your computer. The history of the Gutenberg project.
Learn step by step how to download a virtual library to your computer a work in the public domain – for example the book Portrait of An Artist as a Young Man How to find and how enroll in “newsgroups” dedicated to literature. Business publishers and magazines or Portuguese and literary supplements sites foreigners. Personal Pages writers.
Tour of bookstores and publishers sites (Portuguese and foreign) and others who are home magazines and supplements Portuguese and foreign literary. Visit some of the best pages dedicated to Camões, José Saramago, Fernando Pessoa, etc. The Foundation Eugénio de Andrade.
The digital archive of Almeida Garrett. The pages on philosophy desidério murcho and some personal pages maintained by writers. The Greatest Tale Ever Told, a text written by several hands that can be read on the Internet. The site of the Center for Text Studies Computer and Cyber Literature (Cetic) at the University Fernando Pessoa, directed by Pedro Barbosa and their text synthesizer.
Novels in which the player chooses the direction to give to history. The future of the book The Bay of Tigers, Pedro Rosa Mendes: the first experiment Portuguese simultaneous editing on paper and on the Internet.
The workshop will be divided into two sessions, one for those for whom this is a completely unknown universe and another, who navigates been around for some time.
Design and production: Isabel Coutinho
Target: workers; librarians; teachers and also those who are interested in the confluence of possibilities between the literary world and the new technologies
Number of participants: minimum 15 and maximum 25
Duration: 14 hours (divided by two days)
Charges to the Library: food, housing and transportation.
Technical and material conditions: room with networked computers (maximum 3 students per computer).