Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Freeside Europe Online Academic Journal

Modern cultural, literary and linguistic perspectives

Krisztina Kodó: Past within the Present? Cyberculture Versus the Traditional Heritage


The advance of computers and online networks, and with it especially the internet, has introduced a new dimension of human experience into the daily lives of modern man. The opening up of this "domain" has provided the user with an experience into hitherto unknown areas, and even "worlds". While technology is continuously booming, and developing day-by-day (but perhaps too quickly for the majority of the people), the traditional forms of art, music and literature are expected to gradually disappear and die out. Can this really happen? Does technological development really seek to extinguish art and literature that is as old as Man himself? Or is there a bridge between the old, traditional forms, and the new? And where and how does the past fit into the present?

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ISSN 1786-7967

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