After all this time researching, complaining, writing, avoiding, editing, and drinking more coffee than can possibly be good for a human, I have finally finished my M.A. Project*.

My project basically argues that the communication technology available today is blending the lines between author and reader. This isn’t a bad thing. So I hope you enjoy it!

                            Table of Contents
Following the Authorial Conversation                                       4
Reading Omissions: Marianne Moore’s Ever Changing “Poetry”                13
Given Away: Readers Remixing Cory Doctorow’s “Craphound”                  30
“Hi there, Junkies”: The Conversational Impact of Scott Sigler’s Readers  47
Continuing the Conversation                                               57
Bibliography                                                              61
I have to thank Cory Doctorow and Scott Sigler because my project couldn’t have worked without them. And if you’re a neglected family member or friend, I owe you significantly more than a thanks on my blog!

Continuing the Conversation (heads up – it’s a Microsoft Word .doc)
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Continuing the Conversation: How Communication Technology Impacts Traditional Roles by Chandra Jenkins is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 United States License

*Yes, it is basically a thesis. Yes, there is a really boring, technical reason why the English Deptarment at CSUF can’t call it a thesis. No, I don’t really know what that reason is.

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