Introduction: transmediality, interactivity and the fantastic

Miguel Carrera Garrido

Abstract

The text is an introduction to the monograph "Transmediality and Interactivity in the Fantastic". Basic notions concerning this subject are presented, emphasizing the importance that the modes or genres of the unusual - in this specific case the fantastic - bear in studies on this field. The works included in the issue are then summarized, highlighting their most relevant contributions. It ends by pondering the need to continue delving into these areas, with the participation of experts in both the so-called "convergence culture" and the fantastic, as conceived by Brumal.

Keywords

fantastic, transmedia, interactivity, intermediality, convergence, prosumers, transfictionality

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