Fantastic Transmedia: Narrative, Play and Memory Across Science Fiction and Fantasy Storyworlds

Fantastic Transmedia: Narrative, Play and Memory Across Science Fiction and Fantasy Storyworlds

By: Colin Harvey (author)Hardback

1 - 3 days availability

£56.40 RRP £60.00  You save £3.60 (6%) With FREE Saver Delivery

Description

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.

Create a review

About Author

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.

Contents

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

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/05/2015
  • ISBN13: 9781137306036
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 250
  • ID: 9781137306036
  • weight: 445
  • ISBN10: 1137306033

Delivery Information

  • Saver Delivery: Yes
  • 1st Class Delivery: Yes
  • Courier Delivery: Yes
  • Store Delivery: Yes

Prices are for internet purchases only. Prices and availability in WHSmith Stores may vary significantly

Close