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Stories are central to modern media today. Not only narrative entertainment media, such as television, cinema, theater, but also in social media. Telling and having ‘a story’ are widely deemed essential, in advertising and commerce as well as in social life. Does this represent an intensification of what has always been part of culture or has it reached a new universality?
The collection Stories identifies new phenomena in the fields of complex narration, puzzle film, and transmedia storytelling, and in turn addresses the chief issues of stories and storytelling amid the vast amount of discussion and analysis on the topic, presenting innovative and promising paths forward in research.
 

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title, Copyright
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. 5-6
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  1. Editorial
  2. Ian Christie, Dominique Chateau, José Moure, Annie van den Oever
  3. pp. 7-8
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. 9-10
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  1. 1. Screen Narrative in the Digital Era
  2. Ian Christie and Annie van den Oever
  3. pp. 11-24
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  1. PART I – Theory in Contemporary Contexts Reassessing Key Questions
  1. 2. Stories and Storytelling in the Era of Graphic Narrative
  2. Jan Baetens
  3. pp. 27-44
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  1. 3. Rediscovering Iconographic Storytelling
  2. Vincent Amiel
  3. pp. 45-54
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  1. 4. Wallowing in Dissonance
  2. Miklós Kiss and Steven Willemsen
  3. pp. 55-84
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  1. 5. “Storification”; Or, What Do We Want Psychology and Physiology to Tell Us about Screen Stories?
  2. Ian Christie
  3. pp. 85-96
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  1. 6. Transmedia Storytelling
  2. Melanie Schiller
  3. pp. 97-108
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  1. PART II – History and Analyses
  1. 7. The Endless Endings of Michelangelo Antonioni’s Films
  2. José Moure
  3. pp. 111-118
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  1. 8. The Film That Dreams
  2. Dominique Chateau
  3. pp. 119-142
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  1. 9. Spoilers, Twists, and Dragons. Popular Narrative after Game of Thrones
  2. Sandra Laugier
  3. pp. 143-152
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  1. PART III – Discussions
  1. 10. Storytelling and Mainstream Television Today – A Dialogue
  2. John Ellis and Annie van den Oever
  3. pp. 155-166
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  1. 11. The Single Shot, Narration, and Creativity in the Space of Everyday Communication
  2. Roger Odin
  3. pp. 167-172
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  1. PART IV – Practicalities
  1. 12. Rewriting Proust
  2. Eric de Kuyper and Annie van den Oever
  3. pp. 175-180
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  1. 13. Introduction to Dickensian: An Intertextual Universe?
  2. Ian Christie
  3. pp. 181-182
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  1. 14. The Lives of the Characters in Dickensian
  2. Luke McKernan
  3. pp. 183-192
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  1. 15. Music Structuring Narrative – A Dialogue
  2. Robert Ziegler and Ian Christie
  3. pp. 193-198
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  1. Notes on Contributors
  2. pp. 199-202
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  1. Index of Names
  2. pp. 203-206
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  1. Index of Film Titles
  2. pp. 207-210
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Additional Information

ISBN
9789048537082
Related ISBN
9789462985841
MARC Record
OCLC
1112364010
Pages
288
Launched on MUSE
2019-08-18
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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