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“Making Fit”

  • Toby Malone
  • Chris Jackman
Chapter

Abstract

The world in which Joey exists resists simple definition; this chapter begins with a consideration of world creation, depictions of milieu, and concepts of possible-worlds theory. From this, we move to consider the audience’s role in interpreting that created world, and the ways in which the audience perceives those world elements, as both theatrical event and projected narrative.

Keywords

Possible-worlds Adaptation War Horse World creation Immersion 

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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Toby Malone
    • 1
  • Chris Jackman
    • 2
  1. 1.University of WaterlooWaterlooCanada
  2. 2.Centennial CollegeTorontoCanada

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