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Storytelling in the Media Convergence Age

Exploring Screen Narratives

  • Roberta Pearson
  • Anthony N. Smith

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Introduction: The Contexts of Contemporary Screen Narratives: Medium, National, Institutional and Technological Specificities

  3. Production

  4. Circulation and Reception

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 238-252

About this book


Why do screen narratives remain so different in an age of convergence and globalisation that many think is blurring distinctions? This collection attempts to answer this question using examples drawn from a range of media, from Hollywood franchises to digital comics, and a range of countries, from the United States to Japan


Technology medium specificity convergence narrative production reception paratexts media industries video games film television comics adaptation transmedia storytelling broadcasting Europe Hollywood media Medium multimedia Print video

Editors and affiliations

  • Roberta Pearson
    • 1
  • Anthony N. Smith
    • 2
  1. 1.University of NottinghamUK
  2. 2.University of SalfordUK

About the editors

Alessandro Catania, University of Nottingham, UK Aaron Calbreath-Frasieur, University of Nottingham, UK Gloria Dagnino, Università della Svizzera Italiana, Switzerland Claudio Pires Franco, University of Bedfordshire, UK Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, University of Hertfordshire, UK Matt Hills, Aberystwyth University, UK Richard McCulloch, Regent's University London, UK Jason Mittell, Middlebury College, USA Roberta Pearson, University of Nottingham Cécile Renaud, University of Roehampton, London, UK Anthony N. Smith, University of Nottingham, UK Iain Robert Smith, University of Roehampton, London, UK

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