Jeremy Douglass evaluates Shade within the history of interactive fiction, and considers how light is represented in the code structure of scene descriptions, arguing that “[w]ithout vision there is no agency.”
Author: Jeremy Douglass
Jeremy Douglass is a PhD candidate in English Literature at the University of California at Santa Barbara. His research focuses on interactive fiction, code, and reader response to textual new media. He is a founder of Writer Response Theory, an academic blog on digital text art, and a developer for numerous projects, including the humanities search engine Voice of the Shuttle.