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Digital culture, play, and identity : a World of Warcraft reader

Author: Hilde Corneliussen; Jill Walker Rettberg
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Exploring World of Warcraft as both cultural phenomenon and game, with contributions by writers and researchers who have immersed themselves in the WoW gameworld.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Digital culture, play, and identity.
Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007020839
(OCoLC)137246015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hilde Corneliussen; Jill Walker Rettberg
ISBN: 9780262270847 0262270846 9781435643284 1435643283
OCLC Number: 228031923
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 304 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: "Orc professor LFG," or, Researching in Azeroth culture / Hilde Corneliussen and Jill Walker --
Corporate ideology in World of Warcraft / Scott Rettberg --
"Never such innocence again" : war and histories in World of Warcraft / Esther MacCallum-Stewart --
World of Warcraft as a playground for feminism / Hilde Corneliussen --
The familiar and the foreign : playing (post)colonialism in World of Warcraft world / Jessica Langer --
A hollow world : World of Warcaft as spatial practice / Espen Aarseth --
World creation and lore : World of Warcraft as rich text / Tanya Krzywinska --
What makes World of Warcraft a world? : a note on death and dying / Lisbeth Klastrup --
Quests in World of Warcraft : deferral and repetition play / Jill Walker --
Does World of Warcraft change everything? : how a PVP server, multinational playerbase, and surveillance mod scene caused me pause / T.L. Taylor --
Humans playing World of Warcraft, or, Deviant strategies? / Torill Elvira Mortensen --
Role-play vs gameplay : the difficulties of playing a role in World of Warcraft identity / Esther MacCallum-Stewart and Justin Parsler --
Character identification in World of Warcraft : the relationship between capacity and appearance / Ragnhild Tronstad --
Playing with names : gaming and naming in World of Warcraft / Charlotte Hagström.
Responsibility: edited by Hilde G. Corneliussen and Jill Walker Rettberg.

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