ENGL379E - Special Topics in Literature; Transmedia Fictions: Telling Stories Across Page, Screen and Worlds
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0101 - Kari Kraus

An introduction to stories whose fictional elements are scattered across and embedded in websites, museums, books, text messages, social media, computer code, collectible cards, billboards, and even the smoky exhaust of skywritten text. Examples include Year Zero (2007), created by the rock band Nine Inch Nails in collaboration with 42 Entertainment; and S. (2013), a novel-based transmedia fiction conceived by the television and film producer J. J. Abrams.

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Repeatable to 9 credits if content differs.