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Designing Auteurs: Video Games, Authorship, and MoMA

Hakimi, Jedd (2017) Designing Auteurs: Video Games, Authorship, and MoMA. Écrans—Politique des auteurs / Auteur theory. Lectures contemporaines, 2 (6). pp. 207-225. ISSN 2267-4357

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This article uses The Museum of Modern Art’s 2012 foray into video game collection as an occasion to consider several key issues related to video game authorship and critical comprehension. By relating video games to film, it demonstrates the importance of avoiding medium-specific generalizations regarding how to critically apprehend video games.


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Item Type: Article
Status: Published
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Hakimi, Jeddjeh133@pitt.edujeh1330000-0002-8474-3973
Date: 9 November 2017
Date Type: Publication
Journal or Publication Title: Écrans—Politique des auteurs / Auteur theory. Lectures contemporaines
Volume: 2
Number: 6
Publisher: Classiques Garnier
Page Range: pp. 207-225
DOI or Unique Handle: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-07353-6.p.0207
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 2267-4357
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Article Type: Invited Article
Date Deposited: 22 May 2018 15:54
Last Modified: 22 May 2018 15:54


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