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Mary E. Hocks

Mary E. Hocks is Assistant Professor of English and Director of Writing Across the Curriculum at Georgia State University.

Titles by This Editor

Word and Image in the Age of New Media

The emergence of New Media has stimulated debate about the power of the visual to dethrone the cultural prominence of textuality and print. Some scholars celebrate the proliferation of digital images, arguing that it suggests a return to a pictorial age when knowledge was communicated through images as well as through words. Others argue that the inherent conflict between texts and images creates a battleground between the feminized, seductive power of images and the masculine rationality of the printed word.