Narrating Complexity

TitleNarrating Complexity
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2018
AuthorsWalsh, R, Stepney, S
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
ISBN Number978-3-319-64712-8
KeywordsComputers / Desktop Applications / Design & Graphics, Computers / Intelligence (AI) & Semantics, Computers / Interactive & Multimedia, Computers / Software Development & Engineering / General, Computers / User Interfaces, Language Arts & Disciplines / Composition & Creative Writing, Performing Arts / General, Social Science / Media Studies

This book stages a dialogue between international researchers from the broad fields of complexity science and narrative studies. It presents an edited collection of chapters on aspects of how narrative theory from the humanities may be exploited to understand, explain, describe, and communicate aspects of complex systems, such as their emergent properties, feedbacks, and downwards causation; and how ideas from complexity science can inform narrative theory, and help explain, understand, and construct new, more complex models of narrative as a cognitive faculty and as a pervasive cultural form in new and old media. The book is suitable for academics, practitioners, and professionals, and postgraduates in complex systems, narrative theory, literary and film studies, new media and game studies, and science communication.

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ENN is the European Narratology Network, an association of individual narratologists and narratological institutions. ENN aims to foster the study of narrative representation in literature, film, digital media, etc. across all European languages and cultures.