Interactive Digital Narrative: History, Theory and Practice - Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education (Hardback)Hartmut Koenitz (editor), Mads Haahr (editor), Gabriele Ferri (editor), Tonguc Ibrahim Sezen (editor), Digdem Sezen (editor)
Hardback 302 Pages / Published: 20/05/2015
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The book is concerned with narrative in digital media that changes according to user input-Interactive Digital Narrative (IDN). It provides a broad overview of current issues and future directions in this multi-disciplinary field that includes humanities-based and computational perspectives. It assembles the voices of leading researchers and practitioners like Janet Murray, Marie-Laure Ryan, Scott Rettberg and Martin Rieser. In three sections, it covers history, theoretical perspectives and varieties of practice including narrative game design, with a special focus on changes in the power relationship between audience and author enabled by interactivity. After discussing the historical development of diverse forms, the book presents theoretical standpoints including a semiotic perspective, a proposal for a specific theoretical framework and an inquiry into the role of artificial intelligence. Finally, it analyses varieties of current practice from digital poetry to location-based applications, artistic experiments and expanded remakes of older narrative game titles.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 302
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
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