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Secret characters: The interaction of narrative and technology

Computers and Composition Volume 19, Number 1, ISSN 8755-4615 Publisher: Elsevier Ltd


“Secret Characters” is an autobiographical sketch of a science fiction writer’s relationship with the Information Technology revolution, from the Commodore PET to Microsoft 2000: a creator of imaginary futures privileged to observe an ‘imaginary future’ in the act of becoming present reality. It touches on the nature of narrative and technology; the changing workplace, the changes in human interaction, before concentrating on the emergence of the multivalent ‘self’ of virtual environment learning.


Jones, G. (2002). Secret characters: The interaction of narrative and technology. Computers and Composition, 19(1), 7-17. Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved March 20, 2023 from .

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