Week 6 lectures (transcribed) – The Holy Grail: A good end game

With Week 6, we reach not only the end of the video lectures but of Claire-Louise Taylor’s wonderful, enriching transcripts. They have greatly enhanced the course for us all. Thank you again.


Lord Tennyson.

The Coursera on-line course  Online Games: Literature, New Media, and Narrative draws to a close. I will be sorry to see it finished although the virtual friends I have made will live on in the game.

Another fruitful week saw discussions of art and literature. In particular we read together Lord Tennyson’s poem “Ulysses.” and analysed it. We also looked at some wonderful paintings by Turner and other artists and compared scene setting with those in the game and the film.

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