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Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Mit Pr
Publication date August 27, 1998
Pages 324
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780262631877
ISBN-10 0262631873
Dimensions 0.75 by 6 by 9 in.
Weight 1.15 lbs.
Original list price $30.00
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Stories define how we think, play, and understand our lives. In this comprehensive and readable book -- already a classic statement of the aesthetics of digital media, acclaimed by practitioners and theorists alike -- Janet Murray shows how the computer is reshaping the stories we live by. Murray discusses the unique properties and pleasures of digital environments and connects them with the traditional satisfactions of narrative. She analyzes the dramatic satisfaction of participatory stories and considers what would be necessary to move interactive fiction from the formats of childish games and confusing labyrinths into a mature and compelling art form. Through a blend of imagination and techno-wizardry, Murray provides both readers and writers with a guide to the storytelling of the future.

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from Free Pr (May 1, 1997)
9780684827230 | details & prices | 324 pages | 7.00 × 9.50 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $25.00
About: Explores effects of digital environments, multimedia interactivity, and computer technology on storytelling and narrative
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from Mit Pr (August 27, 1998)
9780262631877 | details & prices | 324 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 0.75 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Stories define how we think, play, and understand our lives.

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