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Hayles,      Writing Machines     Technotext - a text that critically engages with its own material form - it could be a book, poem, digital anything but it is part of the subject/argument of the  larger text - forces you to think abut the physical form it was published - Writing Machines is a technotext Media-specific analysis - analysis that is aware of or focuses on the specific material metaphor of a text rather than  uncritically imposing a monolithic critical practice upon all textual forms - may use one analytical term (ie, materiality across different media) but remains aware of  how the material object impacts the analytical paradigm Hypertext - makes you look at the text - print versions: encyclopedia, chose your own adventure, magazines - motion on page: pop-up, flip book Artists’ Book - Books that are art - Doesn’t necessarily focus on text and its meaning Lupton,      Thinking With Type  
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