Proppian Projects

Working Notes, by Zach Tomaszewski

for ICS 699, Fall 2005, directed by Dr. Kim Binsted

Amazon lists 364 books citing Propp's Morphology of the Folktale. Most deal with studies of folklore, myth, film, and literary theory. Google Scholar also results in over 300 hits. Here are a few sample projects from the past few years.

Matea, Michael, and Phoebe Sengers. "Narrative Intelligence." 1998.

Prada, Rui, Isabel Machado, & Ana Paiva. "TEATRIX: Virtual Environment for Story Creation." 2000.

Prada, Rui, Isabel Machado, & Ana Paiva. "Bringing Drama into a Virtual Stage." 2000.

Callaway, Charles B. and James C. Lester. "Narrative Prose Generation." 2001?

Theune, Mariet, et al. (Faas, Nijholt, Heylen) "The Virtual Storyteller: Story Creation by Intelligent Agents." 2003.

Braun, Norbert. "Automated Narration - The path to interactive storytelling."

Braun, Norbert. "Storytelling & Conversation to Improve the Fun Factor in Software Applications" Funology, From Usability to Enjoyment, Chapter 19. 2003.

Grasbon, Dieter, and Norbert Braun. "A Morphological Approach to Interactive Storytelling." Digital Storytelling Department, Computer Graphics Center, Darmstadt, Germany, 2001. < cast01-proceedings/pdf/by_name/Grasbon.pdf >