ERIC Number: EJ502847
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Romancing the Hypertext: A Rhetorical/Historiographical View of the "Hyperphenomenon."
Johnson, Robert R.
Technical Communication Quarterly, v4 n1 p11-22 Win 1995
Analyzes the ideological assumptions that have driven the conception and development of hypertext, demonstrating how it has developed from an apractical romantic viewpoint that remains a strong driving force. Argues that technical communicators must critique and design hypertexts that are rhetorically sound, refiguring hypertext as user-centered, historically situated, and practical. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue on Hypertext and Hypermedia.