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By Markku Eskelinen

both drawn to what's and what may be, Cybertext Poetics combines ludology and cybertext concept to unravel chronic difficulties and introduce paradigm adjustments within the fields of literary conception, narratology, video game stories, and electronic media. The booklet first integrates theories of print and electronic literature inside a extra finished conception in a position to coming to phrases with the ever-widening media sorts of literary expression, after which expands narratology some distance past its present confines leading to a number of new percentages for either interactive and non-interactive narratives. via concentrating on a cultural mode of expression that's officially, cognitively, affectively, socially, aesthetically, ethically and rhetorically varied from narratives and tales, Cybertext Poetics constructs a ludological foundation for comparative video game experiences, exhibits the significance of online game experiences to the certainty of electronic media, and argues for a plurality of transmedial ecologies.

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