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More on Dracula: Part 2 of My JVC Online Post is Up!

Part 2 of my guest post for the Journal of Victorian Culture is now up! “When people talk about the downsides of e-books, they often complain that e-books lack a connection between reader and body—without the physical texture, weight, and smell of the book and its pages, the e-book can seem (forgive the pun) rather bloodless. Interactive e-book apps, like PadWorx’s Dracula: The Official Stoker Family Edition (2010), attempt to draw the body back into the reading experience in a different way, by incorporating finger strokes and the reader’s manipulation of the tablet into the process.” Read the full article here: “A Book to Sink One’s Teeth Into, Part Two: Bringing the Body into the Digital Book.”