Reading material for the course consists of the books and articles listed below. Some papers can be added.
Collection of articles, not more than 300 pages; including amongst others:
- Cuddon, J.A.: "character, the" in: Dictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory; 135 ff. (and other lemmata)
- Gombrich, Ernst: Art and Illusion. [Chapter on carricature] London: Phaidon.
- Grant, Ewan C.: "Human Facial Expression" in: Man, New Series, Vol. 4, No. 4 (Dec., 1969), pp. 525-536.
Trevor-Roper, Hugh: "The Invention of Tradition: The Highland tradition of Scotland." In: Hobsbawm, Eric; Ranger, Terence: The Invention of Tradition. Cambridge: Canto, 15-41.
Salen, Katie; Zimmerman, Eric (ed's): The Game Design Reader. A Rules of Play Anthology. MIT Press. (chapters on "The Game Design Process", "Player and Character", "Games and Narrative")
Bourdieu, Pierre: Distinction: a Social Critique of the Judgment of Taste. Harvard University Press.
Eder, Jens; Jannidis, Fotis; Schneider, Ralf (eds.): Characters in Fictional Worlds. Berlin, New York: Walter de Gruyter, 2010.
Field, Syd: Screenplay, the foundation of screenwriting. New York: Dell.
Francis, Penny: Puppetry. A Reader in Theatre Practice. Palgrave 2012.
Goffman, Erving: The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life. New York: Doubleday.
Isbister, Katherine: Better Game Characters by Design: A Psychological Approach. Morgan Kaufmann.
Kress; Gunther; van Leeuwen, Theo: Reading Images: the grammar of visual design. London: Routledge.
McCrone, David; Morris, Angela; Kiely, Richard: "Scottish Heritage. Commercialising the Culture." In: McCrone, David; Morris, Angela; Kiely, Richard: Scotland - the Brand. Edinburgh University Press, 49-72.
Millerson, Gerald: Lighting for Television and Film. Focal Press.
Paris, Bernard J.: "Imagined Human Beings: A Psychological Approach to Character and Conflict in Literature"
Posner, Dassia N.; Claudia Orenstein; John Bell (eds.): The Routledge Companion to Puppetry and Material Performance. Routledge, 2015.
Rose, Gillian: Visual Methodologies. London et al: Sage.