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Grüne Sonnen: Poetik und Politk der Fantasy am Medium Videospiel
Green Suns: The Poetics and Politics of Fantasy in the Medium of Video Games

Series: Cinepoetics, 9

In this study, the author develops a poetics of fantasy that calls into question the common interpretation of the genre as politically reactionary and aesthetically dull. On this basis, he argues that the video game has a specific affinity to the genre of fantasy, and he substantiates this thesis by analyzing artistically outstanding games such Dark Souls, Skyrim, and Hellblade.

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Audience: Wissenschaftler/innen der Game Studies, Medienwissenschaft, Filmwissenschaft, Fantastikforschung, Pädagogik

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