(Dis)Orienting Media and Narrative Mazes

(Dis)Orienting Media and Narrative Mazes

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(Dis)Orientation appears to be a phenomenon that is connected to media in numerous respects: today, finding your way in the world often means finding your way with the help of as well as within media, which in turn creates new virtual realms of (dis)orientation. This book deals with recent media technologies and structures (navigation devices, databases, transmediality) and unconventional narrative patterns (narrative complexity, plot twists, non-linearity), using the ambivalent concept of (dis)orientation as a shared focus to analyse various phenomena of contemporary media, thereby raising overarching questions about current mediascapes.Then we would like to thank all our contributors, who wrote these inspiring papers and took part in every step of this publishing ... for having answered all our many questions, for having advised and helped us since we approached them with our idea. ... Moreover, we thank all the conference speakers who regrettably could not be part of this book but enriched this past ... the engaging discussions afterwards, especially Jacqueline Eikelmann, Sophie EinwAcchter, Elke Rentemeister, andanbsp;...

Title:(Dis)Orienting Media and Narrative Mazes
Author:Julia Eckel, Bernd Leiendecker, Daniela Olek, Christine Piepiorka
Publisher:transcript Verlag - 2014-03


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