Fantastic Transmedia: Narrative, Play and Memory Across Science Fiction and Fantasy Storyworlds
By: Colin Harvey (author)Hardback
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Contemporary culture is packed with fantasy and science fiction storyworlds extending across multiple media platforms. This book explores the myriad ways in which imaginary worlds use media like films, novels, videogames, comic books, toys and increasingly user-generated content to captivate and energise contemporary audiences.
Colin B. Harvey is a writer, narrative designer and academic based at King's College, London, UK. His fiction includes licensed tie-in material for Doctor Who, Highlander and Judge Dredd and Dead Kelly for Abaddon Books set in the Afterblight shared storyworld. He has authored numerous videogame story design documents for Sony and presented and written extensively on the subject of transmedia storytelling.
1. Fantastic Transmedia 2. Stories and Worlds 3. Of Hobbits and Hulks: Adaptation Versus Narrative Expansion 4. Canon-Fodder: Halo and Horizontal Remembering 5. Configuring Memory in the Buffyverse 6. Material Myths and Nostalgia-Play in Star Wars 7. Fantastically Independent 8. Transmedia Memory Bibliography Index
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