Lost in translation: Level 26 and the interactive digital literature

  • Marina Cavalcanti Tedesco Universidade Federal Fluminense
  • Pedro Peixoto Curi Universidade Federal Fluminense
Keywords: Convergence, interactivity, limitations

Abstract

Level 26: Dark Origins (Anthony E. Zuiker e Duane Swierczynski, 2009) is defined, on its cover, as the first interactive digital novel or digi-novel. Its target readers are young people worldwide. It combines the paper book (which is the starting point) social community and short films that may be accessed over the internet. The objective of this paper is to investigate: 1) how the relationship between the different Media on Level 26: Dark Origins is built; and 2) possibilities and limits concerning interaction among readers/ internet users /Brazilian viewers.

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Author Biographies

Marina Cavalcanti Tedesco, Universidade Federal Fluminense
PhD in Communication and professor of BA in Film and Audio-Visual and in the Post Graduation Program in Contemporary Art Estudies of UFF. E-mail: ninafabico@yahoo.com.br
Pedro Peixoto Curi, Universidade Federal Fluminense
PhD candidate in Post Graduation Program of Universidade Federal Fluminense and BA professor in ESPM Rio. E-mail: pedrocuri@gmail.com
Published
2014-12-17
How to Cite
Tedesco, M., & Curi, P. (2014). Lost in translation: <i>Level 26</i&gt; and the interactive digital literature. MATRIZes, 8(2), 282-296. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.1982-8160.v8i2p282-296
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Em Pauta/Agenda