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Alice is interested in how digital technology can enhance and evolve literature. She studies literature written specifically for digital media, which often combine text with images, film, and sound. As a literary-linguist, Alice is interested in how language works in digital fiction. She is also interested in how readers process these texts cognitively.


  • Digital fiction, literature in digital formats, including web-based, app-based and multimedia
  • Interactive fiction
  • Linguistic approaches to literature
  • Cognitive stylistics, cognitive poetics
  • Narrative theory, narratology

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Dr Alice Bell

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