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Thomas Swiss

Thomas Swiss is Professor of English and Rhetoric of Inquiry at the University of Iowa.

Titles by This Editor

Contexts, Technotexts, and Theories
Edited by Thomas Swiss

New media poetry—poetry composed, disseminated, and read on computers—exists in various configurations, from electronic documents that can be navigated and/or rearranged by their "users" to kinetic, visual, and sound materials through online journals and archives like UbuWeb, PennSound, and the Electronic Poetry Center. Unlike mainstream print poetry, which assumes a bounded, coherent, and self-conscious speaker, new media poetry assumes a synergy between human beings and intelligent machines.