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January 18, 2014

There's text, and subtext, and now paratext....

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One screen is plenty..... Increasingly, though, that is a minority opinion.
For many viewers, critics, and scholars, the second (and third, fourth, and fifth) screen is as good as the first. In some quarters, the decorative wraparound material—the term of art is "paratext"—is outshining the prize in the box. The irritating distractions have morphed into the main attractions. The Paratext's the Thing - The Chronicle Review

Posted by gerardvanderleun at January 18, 2014 9:04 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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