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Characters in fictional worlds : understanding imaginary beings in literature, film, and other media

Author: Jens Eder; Fotis Jannidis; Ralf Schneider
Publisher: New York : De Gruyter, 2010.
Series: Revisionen, 3.
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Although fictional characters have long dominated the reception of literature, films, television programs, comics, and other media products, only recently have they begun to attract their due attention in literary and media theory. The book systematically surveys today℗þs diverse and at times conflicting theoretical perspectives on fictional character, spanning research on topics such as the differences between  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Characters in fictional worlds.
New York : De Gruyter, 2010
(DLC) 2010037621
(OCoLC)664352668
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jens Eder; Fotis Jannidis; Ralf Schneider
ISBN: 9783110232424 3110232421
OCLC Number: 702145371
Description: 1 online resource (596 p.)
Contents: Cover13; --
Content --
Characters in Fictional Worlds --
Fictional Characters in Literary and Media Studies --
The Ontology of Fictional Characters --
Characters and Their Plots --
Social Minds in Persuasion --
Activity Types and Characterisation in Dramatic Discourse13; --
On the Constitution of Characters in Poetry --
Engaging Characters: Further Reflections --
Implications of Paradoxical Film Characters for Our Models and Conceptualizations13; --
Stereotypes and the Narratological Analysis of Film Characters13; --
A 8250;Bizarre Love Triangle8249; --
Characters in Comic Books --
Modeling Human-Character Interactionsin Virtual Space --
A Moment-by-Moment Perspective on Readers8217; Experiences of Characters13; --
Scenarios, Characters8217; Roles and Plot Status --
From Predicates to People like Us --
Objects of 8250;Empathy8249; --
Parasocial Relationships --
Multiple Protagonist Films --
Ethnic Stereotypes as Elements of Character Formation13; --
The Gender(ing) of Fictional Characters --
Transtextual Characters --
Cenerentola Risen from the Ashes.
Series Title: Revisionen, 3.
Responsibility: edited by Jens Eder, Fotis Jannidis, Ralf Schneider.
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Although fictional characters have long dominated the reception of literature, film, comics, and other media products, only now have they begun to attract their due attention in literary and media  Read more...

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