This collection of original essays discusses the implications of the new media for the creation, delivery and assessment of English studies. Strategies by which digital technologies can serve professional, scholarly and pedagogical needs in a completely new way are explored in the context of the role and mission of humanities in the electronic age.
MICHAEL HANRAHAN is the Assistant Director of Academic Technology Services and a Lecturer in English at Bates College, USA. He has held teaching and educational technology positions in the United States and Great Britain. DEBORAH L. MADSEN is Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. Her books include Rereading Allegory: A Narrative Approach to Genre (Palgrave Macmillan, 1994), Allegory in America: From Puritanism to Postmodernism (Palgrave Macmillan, 1996), American Exceptionalism (1998), Feminist Theory and Literary