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The Mobile Story : Narrative Practices with Locative Technologies, Hardback Book

The Mobile Story : Narrative Practices with Locative Technologies Hardback

Edited by Jason (University of Maryland, College Park, USA) Farman


What happens when stories meet mobile media? In this cutting-edge collection, contributors explore digital storytelling in ways that look beyond the desktop to consider how stories can be told through mobile, locative, and pervasive technologies.

This book offers dynamic insights about the new nature of narrative in the age of mobile media, studying digital stories that are site-specific, context-aware, and involve the reader in fascinating ways.

Addressing important topics for scholars, students, and designers alike, this collection investigates the crucial questions for this emerging area of storytelling and electronic literature.

Topics covered include the histories of site-specific narratives, issues in design and practice, space and mapping, mobile games, narrative interfaces, and the interplay between memory, history, and community.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 326 pages, 35 Halftones, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Media studies
  • ISBN: 9780415641487