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Routledge Advances in Transmedia Studies

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This series publishes monographs and edited collections that sit at the cutting-edge of today’s interdisciplinary cross-platform media landscape. Topics should consider emerging transmedia applications in and across industries, cultures, arts, practices, or research methodologies. The series is especially interested in research exploring the future possibilities of an interconnected media landscape that looks beyond the field of media studies, notably broadening to include socio-political contexts, education, experience design, mixed-reality, journalism, the proliferation of screens, as well as art- and writing-based dimensions to do with the role of digital platforms like VR, apps and iDocs to tell new stories and express new ideas across multiple platforms in ways that join up with the social world.

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Transmedia Change Pedagogy and Practice for Socially-Concerned Transmedia Stories

Transmedia Change: Pedagogy and Practice for Socially-Concerned Transmedia Stories

1st Edition

Edited By Kevin Moloney
January 29, 2024

This book examines and illustrates the use of design principles, design thinking, and other empathy research techniques in university and public settings, to plan and ethically target socially-concerned transmedia stories and evaluate their success through user experience testing methods. All ...

Transmedia Narratives for Cultural Heritage Remixing History

Transmedia Narratives for Cultural Heritage: Remixing History

1st Edition

By Nicole Basaraba
January 29, 2024

Transmedia Narratives for Cultural Heritage focuses on theoretical approaches to the analysis and creative practice of developing non-fiction digital transmedia narratives in the rapidly growing cultural heritage sector. This book applies a media-focused transdisciplinary approach to understand the...

Transmedia Selves Identity and Persona Creation in the Age of Mobile and Multiplatform Media

Transmedia Selves: Identity and Persona Creation in the Age of Mobile and Multiplatform Media

1st Edition

Edited By James Dalby, Matthew Freeman
October 20, 2023

This book examines the mediated shift in the contemporary human condition, focusing on the ways in which we synthesise with media content in daily life, essentially transmediating ourselves into new forms and (re)creating ourselves across media. Across an international roster of essays, this book ...

Participatory Worlds The limits of audience participation

Participatory Worlds: The limits of audience participation

1st Edition

By José Blázquez
October 13, 2023

This book is an in-depth analysis of participatory worlds, practices beyond the mainstream models of content production and IP management that allow audience members to contribute canonically to the expansion of storyworlds, blurring the line between the traditional roles of consumers and producers...

Telenovelas and Transformation Saving Brazil’s Television Industry

Telenovelas and Transformation: Saving Brazil’s Television Industry

1st Edition

By Rosane Svartman
September 25, 2023

This book investigates how telenovelas may be the key to the future of Brazilian television and how this content can survive in an interconnected media landscape. Recognised telenovela writer and scholar Rosane Svartman considers the particular characteristics of the telenovela format – number of...

Transmedia Practices in the Long Nineteenth Century

Transmedia Practices in the Long Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

Edited By Christina Meyer, Monika Pietrzak-Franger
September 25, 2023

This volume provides engaging accounts with transmedia practices in the long nineteenth century and offers model analyses of Victorian media (e.g., theater, advertising, books, games, newspapers) alongside the technological, economic, and cultural conditions under which they emerged in the ...

The Revolution in Transmedia Storytelling through Place Pervasive, Ambient and Situated

The Revolution in Transmedia Storytelling through Place: Pervasive, Ambient and Situated

1st Edition

By Donna Hancox
May 31, 2023

This book proposes that the theory and practice of transmedia storytelling must be re-considered from a social impact and community development perspective, and that time has come for a rigorous critique of the limited ways in which it has been commonly represented. Transmedia storytelling has ...

Transmedia Character Studies

Transmedia Character Studies

1st Edition

By Tobias Kunz, Lukas R.A. Wilde
March 31, 2023

Transmedia Character Studies provides a range of methodological tools and foundational vocabulary for the analysis of characters across and between various forms of multimodal, interactive, and even non-narrative or non-fictional media. This highly innovative work offers new perspectives on how to...

Multiplicity and Cultural Representation in Transmedia Storytelling Superhero Narratives

Multiplicity and Cultural Representation in Transmedia Storytelling: Superhero Narratives

1st Edition

By Natalie Underberg-Goode
December 02, 2022

This book explores the relationship between multiplicity and representation of non-European and European-American cultures, with a focus on comics and superheroes. The author employs a combination of research methodologies, including close reading of transmedia texts and interviews with transmedia ...

Theory, Development, and Strategy in Transmedia Storytelling

Theory, Development, and Strategy in Transmedia Storytelling

1st Edition

By Renira Rampazzo Gambarato, Geane Carvalho Alzamora, Lorena Tárcia
August 01, 2022

This book explores transmedia dynamics in various facets of fiction and nonfiction transmedia studies. Moving beyond the presentation/definition of transmediality as a field of study, the authors examine novel advancements in the theory, methodological development, and strategic planning of ...

Transmediality in Independent Journalism The Turkish Case

Transmediality in Independent Journalism: The Turkish Case

1st Edition

By Dilek Gürsoy
March 18, 2020

Transmediality in Independent Journalism investigates mainstream journalism and its escape routes to independence through transmedia strategies. Within the scope of the latest debates in Turkey, the author argues that the function of transmediality in Turkish journalism is gradually shifting from ...

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