Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
Janet H. Murray
Stories outline how we predict, play, and comprehend our lives. during this finished and readable publication -- already a vintage assertion of the aesthetics of electronic media, acclaimed by means of practitioners and theorists alike -- Janet Murray indicates how the pc is reshaping the tales we are living by way of. Murray discusses the original houses and pleasures of electronic environments and connects them with the normal satisfactions of narrative. She analyzes the dramatic delight of participatory tales and considers what will be essential to circulation interactive fiction from the codecs of infantile video games and complicated labyrinths right into a mature and compelling paintings shape. via a mix of mind's eye and techno-wizardry, Murray offers either readers and writers with a advisor to the storytelling of the future.
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