Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media: Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature)

Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media: Narrative Minds and Virtual Worlds (Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature)


Offering an interdisciplinary method of narrative, this book investigates storyworlds and minds in narratives throughout media, from literature to electronic video games and fact television, from on-line sadomasochism to oral historical past databases, and from horror to hallucinations. It addresses middle questions of up to date narrative conception, encouraged by way of fresh cognitive-scientific advancements: what sort of a building is a storyworld, and what sort of psychological functioning may be embedded in it? Minds and worlds turn into crucial aspects of creating experience and studying narratives because the booklet asks how story-internal minds relate to the brain exterior to the storyworld, that's, the brain processing the tale. With essays from social scientists, literary students, linguists, and students from interactive media experiences answering those topical questions, the gathering brings different disciplines into discussion, offering new openings for certainly transdisciplinary narrative concept. The wide-ranging collection of fabrics analyzed within the e-book promotes wisdom at the most modern types of cultural and social meaning-making via narrative, priceless for navigating the modern, mediatized cultural panorama. the mix of theoretical mirrored image and empirical research makes this ebook a useful source for students and complex scholars in fields together with literary experiences, social sciences, paintings, media, and communication.

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