Literature List

Interested to learn more about storytelling? Here are our recommendations for what to read.

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Books

Title: Every Guest Is a Hero: Disney’s Theme Parks and the Magic of Mythic Storytelling
Author: Adam M. Berger
Year: 2013
Publisher: BCA Press

Title: Space Bitches, Witches, and Kick-Ass Princesses: Star Wars and Popular Feminism in Star Wars and the History of Transmedia Storytelling
Author:
 Megen de Bruin-Molé
Year:
 2017
Publisher:
 Amsterdam University Press

Title: ComMUSICation: From Pavlov’s Dog To Sound Branding
Author:
John Groves
Year:
2011
Publisher:
Oak Tree Press

Title: Digital Storytelling: A Creator’s Guide to Interactive Entertainment
Author:
Carolyn Handler Miller
Year:
2008
Publisher:
Focal Press

Title: Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening
Author:
 David Henry
Year:
 2013
Publisher:
Ecco

Title: Oplevelsesdesign
Authors: 
Julie Bouchet, Mikael Vetner, & Christian Jantzen
Year:
 2011
Publisher: 
Samfundslitteratur

Title: Storyscaping: Stop Creating Ads, Start Creating Worlds
Authors:
Gaston Legorburu & Darren McColl
Year:
 2014
Publisher:
Wiley

Title: This Is Your Brain on Music: The Science of a Human Obsession 
Author:
David J. Levitin
Year:
2007
Publisher:
Plume/Penguin

Title: The Immersive Worlds Handbook: Designing Theme Parks and Consumer Spaces
Author:
 Scott Lukas
Year:
2012
Publisher:
Focal Press

Title: The Themed Space: Locating Culture, Nation, and Self
Author:
Scott Lukas
Year:
2007
Publisher:
Lexington Books

Title: Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling
Author:
Kelly McErlean
Year:
2018
Publisher:
Routledge

Title: A Creator’s Guide To Transmedia Storytelling: How To Captivate and Engage Audiences Across Multiple Platforms
Author:
Andrea Phillips
Year:
2012
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education

Title: In Pursuit of Silence: Listening for Meaning in a World of Noise
Author:
George Prochnick
Year:
2011
Publisher:
Anchor

Title: The Soundscape: Our Sonic Environment and the Tuning of the World
Author:
 R. Murray Schafer
Year:
 1993
Publisher:
 Destiny Books

Title: Procedural Storytelling In Game Design 
Author:
Tanya X. Short
Year:
2019
Publisher:
Routledge

Articles

Title: Rubber Hands ‘Feel’ Touch That Eyes See
Authors:
Matthew Botvinick & Jonathan Cohen
Year:
1998
Journal:
Nature

Title: The Rubber Hand Illusion: Sensitivity and Reference Frame for Body Ownership
Authors:
Marcello Costantini & Patrick Haggard
Year:
2007
Journal: 
Consciousness and Cognition

Title: Bodies in Technology
Author:
 Eduardo Mendieta
Year:
2003
Journal: 
Journal of Applied Psychology

Academic Papers

Title: Participant Involvement In Reality Simulation Experiences
Author:
Imke Grabe
Year:
2018
University:
IT University of Copenhagen

Title: The Sense of Embodiment in Virtual Reality
Authors: 
Mel SlaterKonstantina Kilteni, & Raphaela Groten
Year:
 2012
University:
 Massachusetts Institute of Technology