In recent years, poetry and video games have begun talking to – and taking from – one another in earnest. Poets, ever in pursuit of meaning, now draw inspiration from digital-interactive fantasy worlds, while video game developers aim to enrich their creations by imbuing them with poetic depth. This book investigates the phenomena of poem-game hybrids and other forms of poetic-ludic interplay, making use of both a multidisciplinary critical approach and the author’s own experiments in building and testing hybrid artefacts. What emerges is the suggestion of a future where reading and playing are no longer seen as separate endeavours, where the quests for sensory pleasure and philosophic insight are one and the same.
TAGS Authors: #JonStone Publishers: #DeGruyter (De Gruyter Oldenbourg) Languages: #English Format: #eBook #Hardcover Accessibility: #EnhancedTypesetting #ScreenReader #TextToSpeech Year: #Year2022 Genres: #GameStudies
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