Interactive Fiction as Literature

Jeremy C. Justus, Interactive Fiction as Literature, Spring 2016

Course Description:

This course will examine the rich and interesting history of interactive fiction, from its origins in choose-your-own-adventure stories and tabletop games to its modern, including digital, forms.

Required Texts:

• Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
• Twisty Little Passages by Nick Montefort
• Note: Many assigned readings will be available digitally. You’ll need regular and reliable internet access for this class

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Jeremy C. Justus, Interactive Fiction as Literature, Spring 2015

Course Description:

This course will examine the rich and interesting history of interactive fiction, from its origins in choose-your-own-adventure stories and tabletop games to its modern, including digital, forms.

Required Texts:

-House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
-This is Not a Book by Keri Smith
-Twisty Little Passages by Nick Montefort

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