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Transmedial Narration

Narratives and Stories in Different Media

by Lars Elleström

Transmedial Narration

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Book Description

This book is a methodical treatise on narration in different types of media. A theoretical rather than a historical study, Transmedial Narration is relevant for an understanding of narration in all times, including our own. By reconstructing the theoretical framework of transmedial narration, this book enables the inclusion of all kinds of communicative media forms on their own terms.
The treatise is divided into three parts. Part I presents established and newly developed concepts that are vital for formulating a nuanced theoretical model of transmedial narration. Part II investigates the specific transmedial media characteristics that are most central for realizing narratives in a plenitude of different media types. Finally, Part III contains brief studies in which the narrative potentials of painting, instrumental music, mathematical equations, and guided tours are illuminated with the aid of the theoretical framework developed throughout the book. Suitable for advanced students and scholars, this book provides tools to disentangle the narrative potential of any form of communication.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Transmedial Narration ebook for free in PDF format (1.6 MB).

Book Details

Title
Transmedial Narration
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Published
2019
Pages
150
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9783030012939
ISBN10
303001293X
ISBN13 Digital
9783030012946
ISBN10 Digital
3030012948
PDF Size
1.6 MB
License
CC BY

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