Robert Kendall (poet)
Robert Kendall is an influential figure in the field of digital poetry. Canadian-born, he now lives in the United States. He has a Master's degree in Musicology and has taught electronic poetry for the New School University's online course.
In 1990, he used DOS to create two 'kinetic poems', The Clue: a MiniMystery and It all Comes Down to ________.  He later worked using Visual Basic. He refers to his style of poems as "SoftPoems", in which words and phrases are animated to match movement with meaning. He maintains the "Electronic literature directory", a list of over 2000 works of literature available online.
- Kendall, Robert (1996). A Life Set for Two. Eastgate Systems, Inc.
- Kendall, Robert (1992). A Wandering City. Issue 33 of CSU poetry series. Cleveland State University Poetry Center. ISBN 0-914946-86-2.
- Chris Funkhouser
- New, William H. (2002). Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. University of Toronto Press. p. 1092. ISBN 0-8020-0761-9.
- "E-poets on the State of their Electronic Art: Robert Kendall". Currents in Electronic Literacy. 5. Fall 2001.
- Kac, Eduardo (2007). Media poetry: an international anthology. Intellect Books. p. 277. ISBN 1-84150-030-5.
- David Jhave, Johnston; Ollivier Dyens (21 October 2008). "1990: Robert Kendall’s It All Comes Down to _______". Digital Poetry Overview. Concordia University. Retrieved 18 May 2010.
- Landow, George P. (1997). Hypertext 2.0 (2 ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. p. 217. ISBN 0-8018-5585-3.
- Bachleitner, Norbert (2005). "The Virtual Muse: Forms and Theory of Digital Poetry". In Eva Müller-Zettelmann, Margarete Rubik. Theory into poetry: new approaches to the lyric. Volume 89 of Internationale Forschungen zur allgemeinen und vergleichenden Literaturwissenschaft. Rodopi. p. 303. ISBN 90-420-1906-9.
- Kendall's homepage
- Kendall's recent Logozoa project
- A conversation with Robert Kendall, Item 105, Interactive Art Conference, Arts Wire.
- A Study in Shades, interactive poem on BBC Online.
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