Mas.845 Special Topics in Cinematic Storytelling:
General Reading List

Bruner, Jerome. (1992) Acts of Meaning. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA.

Riceour, Paul. (selected readings) Time and Narrative. University of Chicago Press.

Bachelard, G. (1994) The Poetics of Space. Translated?by Maria Jolas. New York: The Orion Press.

Bernstein, Leonard. (1999) The Joy of Music.

Blood, R. (2002) We've Got Blog: How Weblogs are Changing Our Culture. New York: Perseus Publishing.

Davenport, Glorianna. (white paper) Sharing video memories: goals, strategies, technologies.

Davenport, G., Barry, B., Kelliher, A., Nemirovsky, P. (2004) Media Fabric : a process-oriented approach to media creation and exchange. BT Journal.

Davenport, G. and Murtaugh, M. (1999) Automatist storyteller systems and the shifting sands of story. IBM Systems Journal.

Kearney, Richard. (2002) On Stories. Routledge Press.

Leacock, Richard. (observational documentary chpts 5-7) Life on the Other Side of the Moon.

Lui, H., Maes, P., Davenport, G. (2006) Unraveling the Taste Fabric of Social Networks. Int’l Journal of Semantic Web and Information Systems. Idea Academic Publishers.

Martin, Rafe. Between Teller and Listener: The reciprocity of Storytelling.

Marshall, J. (1993; pp.1-21) "Filming and Learning." In The Cinema of John Marshall. Edited by J. Ruby. Berkshire: Harwood Academic Press.

McCloud, Scott. (1994) Understanding Comics. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

Minsky, Marvin. (1988) Society of Mind. Simon & Schuster.

Minsky, Marvin. (coming soon) The Emotion Machine.

Philips, M. A., and C. Huntley. (2001) Dramatica, a New Theory of Story.. 4th ed. Screenplay Systems.

Muller, Erik T. (2002). "Story Understanding." In Encyclopedia of Cognitive Science. Edited by Lynn Nadel. London: Nature Publishing Group.

Papert, Seymour. The Children's Machine, Constructionism vs Instructionism.

Singer, Irving. Three Philosophical Filmmakers .

Salen, K., and E. Zimmerman. (2003). Rules of Play: Game Design Fundamentals. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Thomas, F. and Johnston, O. "Chpt 3: The Principles of Animation" in The Illusion of Life: Disney Animation.

Exemplary Materials
Lippman, Andy, et al. Aspen Movie Map. MIT Media Laboratory, 1978.
Dramatica. Screenplay Systems, 1993-2001.
Resnais, Alain. Last Year at Marienbad. 1961.
Myst. Broderbund, 1993.
Davenport, Glorianna, et al. New Orleans in Transition, 1983-1987. MIT Media Laboratory, 1987.
Davenport, Glorianna, M. Murtaught et al, JBW: a random walk through the 20th century.
Davenport, Kelliher, Mazalek et al, Digital Dialogs, 2003.
Davenport et al, Roballet documentation.
Krizanc, John. Tamara. Theatre Event, First performed in 1981.
Sierra. The Colonel's Bequest. 1989.
The Sims. Electronic Arts Inc., 2001.