From Synesthesias to Multimedia: How to Talk about New Media Narrative

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2011
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An argument for a multimedia narratology that accounts for both relationships between media within a digital work and how work positions itself within a larger media multiplicty. Punday develops his argument in part through a reading of the multimedia aesthetic in Talan Memmott's Lexia to Perplexia.

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Because of my desire to retain the history that cognitive theory can leave behind, I would like to resurrect a term that passed out of vogue some time ago, multimedia, which emphasizes existing cultural models of the various channels through which we encounter information.

[T]he tendency to associate or differentiate one medium from another is never unmotivated.

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