Do We Need a New Narratology for Interactive Digital Storytelling? A Workshop on Theory at ICIDS 2009

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5915)


The workshop explores Narratology as applied to Interactive Digital Storytelling. It presents different strands in established Narratology and the foundations they are built on. Then it discusses different attempts to apply and reconcile Narratology with Interactive Digital Storytelling. The workshop is designed to expose these differences by applying different concepts to the analysis of different digital artifacts and open up a discussion of theory that is mindful of diverse approaches and integrates practical considerations.


Interactive Digital Storytelling Theory Narratology Digital Media Media Specificity Narrative 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Georgia Institute of Technology, School of LiteratureCommunication and CultureAtlantaUSA
  2. 2.School of Computer Science and StatisticsTrinity CollegeDublin 2Ireland
  3. 3.Dipartimento di Discipline della ComunicazioneUniversità di BolognaBolognaItaly
  4. 4.Istanbul University Faculty of CommunicationsBeyazit-IstanbulTurkey

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