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Chaucer's losers, Nintendo's children, and other forays in queer ludonarratology / Tison Pugh.

By: Pugh, Tison [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Frontiers of narrative: Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2019Description: 1 online resource.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781496218858; 149621885X.Subject(s): Homosexuality in literature | Gender identity in literatureDDC classification: 809.93353 LOC classification: PN56.H57Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction: David Sedaris's queer poker game -- Pt. 1. Theorizing queer ludonarratology -- Theorizing ludonarratology -- Queering ludonarratology -- Pt. 2. Structures and readings in queer ludonarrativity -- Win/loss -- Pregame: the thrill of defeat -- Geoffrey Chaucer's queer losers and blissful ludonarrativity -- players -- Pregame: whose side are you on? -- Edward Albee's queer players and sadomasochistic ludonarrativity -- Godgames -- Pregame: fun and games with sociopaths -- David Fincher's films and ludonarrativity's queer godgames -- Rules -- Pregame: may the better player lose! -- J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels, muggle quidditch, and ludonarrativity's queer rules -- Children -- Pregame: of preschoolers and prodigies -- Nintendo's queer children and questing -- Ludonarrativity in the Legend of Zelda videogames -- Conclusion: gone home and the ludonarrative limits of queer representation.
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Introduction: David Sedaris's queer poker game -- Pt. 1. Theorizing queer ludonarratology -- Theorizing ludonarratology -- Queering ludonarratology -- Pt. 2. Structures and readings in queer ludonarrativity -- Win/loss -- Pregame: the thrill of defeat -- Geoffrey Chaucer's queer losers and blissful ludonarrativity -- players -- Pregame: whose side are you on? -- Edward Albee's queer players and sadomasochistic ludonarrativity -- Godgames -- Pregame: fun and games with sociopaths -- David Fincher's films and ludonarrativity's queer godgames -- Rules -- Pregame: may the better player lose! -- J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter novels, muggle quidditch, and ludonarrativity's queer rules -- Children -- Pregame: of preschoolers and prodigies -- Nintendo's queer children and questing -- Ludonarrativity in the Legend of Zelda videogames -- Conclusion: gone home and the ludonarrative limits of queer representation.

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Tison Pugh is Pegasus Professor of English at the University of Central Florida. He is the author of The Queer Fantasies of the American Family Sitcom and Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children's Literature , among others.<br>

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