Table of Contents


Astrid Ensslin, Lisa Swanstrom & Pawel Frelik – Introducing Small Screen Fictions


Part 1: E-Lit for Kids


Sara Tanderup – Touching Books on Screen: Bridging Media Cultures and Generations with William Joyce’s The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore

Aline Frederico – Children Making Meaning with Story Apps: A 4-year-old Encounter with The Monster at the End of This Book

Sarah Mygind – A Chinese Cluster: Danish-Born Digital Comic as Source for Transmedia Design and Innovation

Mark Marino – Interview


Part 2: Gaming Fictions


Ryan House – The Author Interface: Rethinking Authorship through Ludoliterary Analysis of The Stanley Parable and The Beginner’s Guide

Stuart Moulthrop – Deep Time in Play

Karlien van den Beukel – Fallen London: Authorship and Game Allegory


Part 3: Networked Narratives


Joshua Hussey – The Image of Agglutination, or Many Small Screens Chained Together: Narrative Assembly in Merritt Kopas’s Obéissance and Sam Barlow’s Her Story

Kristine Kelly – Charting Paths: Networks and a Mobile Aesthetic Practice in Pullinger and Joseph’s Flight Paths and Heyward’s of day, of night

David M. Meurer – Conditions of Presence: Topological Complementarities in The Silent History

Dene Grigar – Interview


Part 4: Old / New Aesthetics for the Small Screen


Meredith Dabek – Replies, Retweets, and Reblogs: Modes of Participation in The Lizzie Bennet Diaries

Caleb Milligan – Touching the Page of the Small Screen: Haptic Narratives and “Novel” Media

James O’Sullivan – “The Dream of an Island”: Dear Esther and the Digital Sublime


Part 5: Postscript


Steve Tomasula – Vast Landscapes, Small Screens, and Altered Perspectives