Digital Infotech and the Revising Lukacs Genre Paradigm

According to Georg Lukacs's Theory of the Novel (1923), historical ages or epochs have each had their characteristic literary form:

From the vantage point of the history of information technologies, one can see that each Lukacian age of narrative genre is in fact characterized by a mode of reading and writing:

What, then, is the narrative form or forms appropriate to digital computing as modes of reading and writing?

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Last updated: 25 September 2000