Noortje Kessels | De interventie van cyberpoëtica: Een analyse van Verhelsts roman Zwerm en Andrews’ digitale “Spas Text”


This article examines the intervening qualities of Peter Verhelst’s novel Zwerm and Jim Andrews’ digital text “Spas Text.” ‘Intervention’ is a relatively new concept which is mainly applicable to digital literature. In this article, intervention is linked to Deleuze & Guattari’s concepts of ‘territorializing’ and ‘deterritorializing.’ Comparing Zwerm to “Spas Text,” a digital text that changes when the reader moves his/her mouse over it, this article shows how these fragmentary texts relate to each other and to the theory of intervention.

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