E-Mail: A Thin Communication Medium?
Shakespeare Electronic Conference, Vol. 4, No. 972. Friday, 24 December 1993.
From: Michael Sharpston <
Date: Thursday, 23 Dec 1993 21:11:00 -0500 (EST)
Subject: 4.0904 Re: Masques
Comment: RE: SHK 4.0904 Re: Masques
Most of us know from personal experience how hard it is to be sure whether or
not there is irony in E-mail messages. This is essentially because it is a
'thin' communication medium, with no body language and limited context. (Lucy
Suchman, "Situated Actions" and stuff).
No heavy-weight contribution to either "Masques" or "Historicity", but don't we
have somewhat similar problems of a thin communication medium and limited