Globalization, Hypertext and Literature: Changes in Authoring and Reading
Dr. Khalid Alqadi

The main purpose of the paper is to shed the light on the effect of hypertext on the role of reading and authoring, after the spread of globalization in the entire world. Since its appearance, Globalization has affected all the economic, political and technological environments and changed the behavior of consumer in general and reader and author in particular. Several empirical investigations are carried out to determine the impact of hypertext and technological advances on readers and authors, these surveys showed changes in the behavior of the two actors of literature: readers and writers. The present paper provides a new analysis framework to find out the changes occurred in modern literature, and raised some arguments in accordance with the contribution of several authors.

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