Sunday, 9 December 2018

Narrating Complexity

My complimentary editor copies of our latest book have recently arrived.

This is an outcome of a fascinating collaboration we started way back in 2012.

This book stages a dialogue between international researchers from the broad fields of complexity science and narrative studies. It presents an edited collection of chapters on aspects of how narrative theory from the humanities may be exploited to understand, explain, describe, and communicate aspects of complex systems, such as their emergent properties, feedbacks, and downwards causation; and how ideas from complexity science can inform narrative theory, and help explain, understand, and construct new, more complex models of narrative as a cognitive faculty and as a pervasive cultural form in new and old media.

The book is suitable for academics, practitioners, and professionals, and postgraduates in complex systems, narrative theory, literary and film studies, new media and game studies, and science communication.

See the Springer site for table of contents.

(This is the first time I have produced a book in anything other than LaTeX.  I won't be doing that again in a hurry.  But Springer made a great job of typeseting the ... shudder ... Word sources.)

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