George P. Landow
One of the leading experts in hypertext, George P.
Landow (George_Landow@brown.edu) is Professor of
English and Art History at Brown University in the United States. He has also taught at
the University of Chicago, Columbia University, Brasenose College, and Oxford University.
He has received numerous grants and awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities
and the National Endowment for the Arts.
A Faculty Fellow at Brown University's Institute for Research in Information and
Scholarship (IRIS) from 1985 to 1992, he worked as a member of the team that developed
Intermedia. He supervised, edited, and partially wrote various hypermedia documents on
this system used to support English courses. The Dickens Web, a small selection of these
materials, won the 1990 EDUCOM/ NCRIPTAL award for most innovative courseware in the
humanities. He also created the Victorian
Web containing material on all aspects of
Victorian literature and society.
Among his published works:
- Hyper/Text/Theory, Hopkins UP, 1995.
- Hypertext in Hypertext, Hopkins UP, 1994.
- The Digital Word: Text-Based Computing in the Humanities with Delany, MIT, 1993.
- Hypertext: The Convergence of Contemporary Critical Theory and Technology, Hopkins UP,
- Hypermedia and Literary, co-edited with Paul Delany Studies, MIT, 1991.
- Victorian Types, Victorian Shadows: Biblical Typology and Victorian Literature, Art, and
Thought, Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1980.
- The Aesthetic and Critical Theories of John Ruskin, Princeton UP, 1971.