Abstract: This discussion started with a printed introductory essay stating the issues and discussing the notion of metafiction. Now it continues as an online hypertext demonstration of the interweaving of story and meta-story. It attempts to show in action how seemingly unified narratives and narrative voices are surrounded and influenced by other voices and meta-stories. No narrative is un-mediated and no narrative voice is alone. The hypertext concludes with some musings on the complexities of narrative reading and writing, also with counterpoint voices. Throughout, the text comments on issues about the reading and writing of hypertext narratives.

To the Story/Story  


David Kolb
Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Bates College

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