condition--"Post-Christian, posthistorical, postliterate
Preliterate and postliterate
cultures tend to be more interality-oriented than literate cultures.
Both preliterate and postliterate
rituals are highly involving, and what involves, surrounds.
Libraries will need to serve a postliterate
society, one in which people can read but prefer to learn and be entertained by other media.
The result might recall Guy Debord's collaboration with Asger Jorn on the 1959 book Memoires, structures portantes d'Asger Jorn, or, in a more programmatic sense, Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore's attempts to remodel the book form for a postliterate
The third day of Internet Librarian in Monterey (Internet Librarian International lasts for only 2 days so delegates in London had no third-day keynote) began with Michael Ridley, librarian and former CIO at the University of Guelph, presenting his vision of a postliterate
Davis's distinctions have been criticized by Robert Rosenstone, "The Historical Film: Looking at the Past in a Postliterate
Age," in Marcia Landy, ed.
I believe that Jessica and her friends are developing the very skills that will be required for successful K-12 learning as we move into the coming age of postliterate
In our transition to a posthistorical, postliterate
, electromagnetic condition, thinking by alphabetic writing and our ears is transcoded into thinking numerically with our eyes.
What was to be their fate in the postliterate
era, an era into which we have fully entered with Wikipedia, Google, the digital library, and e-books?
Secondary ritualization in a postliterate
culture: Reconsidering and expanding Walter Ong's contribution on "secondary orality.
An article in the Futurist, "The Postliterate
Future," by John Naisbitt, noted: