Narrative Theory, Literature, and New Media: Narrative Minds by Mari Hatavara,Matti Hyvärinen,Maria Mäkelä,Frans Mäyrä

By Mari Hatavara,Matti Hyvärinen,Maria Mäkelä,Frans Mäyrä

Offering an interdisciplinary method of narrative, this book investigates storyworlds and minds in narratives throughout media, from literature to electronic video games and fact television, from on-line sadomasochism to oral background databases, and from horror to hallucinations. It addresses center questions of latest narrative thought, encouraged via fresh cognitive-scientific advancements: what sort of a development is a storyworld, and what sort of psychological functioning will be embedded in it? Minds and worlds turn into crucial points of creating experience and reading narratives because the booklet asks how story-internal minds relate to the brain exterior to the storyworld, that's, the brain processing the tale. With essays from social scientists, literary students, linguists, and students from interactive media experiences answering those topical questions, the gathering brings various disciplines into discussion, offering new openings for surely transdisciplinary narrative concept. The wide-ranging number of fabrics analyzed within the booklet promotes wisdom at the most up-to-date kinds of cultural and social meaning-making via narrative, beneficial for navigating the modern, mediatized cultural panorama. the mix of theoretical mirrored image and empirical research makes this e-book a useful source for students and complex scholars in fields together with literary reviews, social sciences, artwork, media, and communication.

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