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Magic and loss

Virginia Heffernan

Magic and loss

the Internet as art

by Virginia Heffernan

  • 355 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social aspects,
  • Digital media,
  • Internet

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementVirginia Heffernan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHM851 .H43 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 263 pages
    Number of Pages263
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26889679M
    ISBN 101439191700, 1501132679
    ISBN 109781439191705, 9781501132674
    LC Control Number2016288052
    OCLC/WorldCa950880001

    Magic and loss. [Nancy A Collins] -- It has been several months since Tate Eresby developed her new magical ability to bring whatever she creates to life, but she is still learning to control her power. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n library: Hexe\'s right hand gets destroyed, leaving him unable to conjure his. Magic and Loss is a slim book, but jam-packed. Heffernan is a brilliant thinker — though her language is clear and bracing, I found myself churning hard to keep up with the pace of .

    “Magic and Loss is the book we—or at least I—have been waiting for, the book that Internet culture, and the way it’s changed the expression and reception of art, language, and ideas, deserves and demands. Virginia Heffernan argues that the Internet, broadly conceived, is a ‘massive and collaborative work of realist art,’ and she. To read "Magic and Loss" is to read an ambitious vision for where the internet fits into modern life, a condition that increasingly makes distinctions like "digital selves" seem outmoded: We are Author: Myles Udland.

    Virginia Heffernan (born August 8, ) is an American journalist and cultural critic. She worked as a staff writer for The New York Times — first as a TV critic, then as a magazine columnist, and then as an opinion writer. She has also worked as a senior editor for Harper's, as a founding editor of Talk, and as a TV critic for book Magic and Loss: The Internet as Art argued Alma mater: University of Virginia, Harvard University.   Magic and Loss: A Novel of Golgotham - Ebook written by Nancy A. Collins. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Magic and Loss: A Novel of Golgotham.


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