Dr. Seema Rani
The rapid advancement of digital technology has brought about profound changes in various aspects of society, including the realm of literature. Digitalization has significantly transformed the landscape of English literature by increasing accessibility, enabling new forms of literary expression, fostering literary communities, and enhancing research capabilities. This paper finds out the multifaceted impact of digitalization on literature, exploring how the shift from traditional print media to digital platforms has redefined the way literary works are created, and perceived. Through an interdisciplinary approach, the paper examines the effects of digitalization on different elements of literature, such as content creation, distribution, reading habits, and storytelling. The evolution of literature in the digital age has led to the rise of e-books, online publishing, and digital storytelling platforms. The study also delves into the challenges and opportunities presented by digital publishing, including issues of copyright, accessibility, and the changing role of traditional publishers. In addition to discussing the positive aspects of digitalization, the paper acknowledges the potential drawbacks, such as the loss of physicality and materiality associated with printed books, concerns about information security, and the challenges of preserving digital literary works for future generations. Through a comprehensive analysis of these various dimensions, this paper provides valuable insights into the complex interplay between technology and literature. It underscores the need for a balanced perspective that embraces the benefits of digitalization while safeguarding the core values and essence of literary expression. As the digital landscape continues to evolve, an understanding of its impact on literature is essential for authors, publishers, scholars, and readers alike.
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