Jim Pope

Dr Jim Pope

  • 01202 965928
  • jpope at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Principal Academic in English and Communication
  • Weymouth House W334, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Interactive narrative in digital media

Reader response to children's literature

Journal Articles

  • Pope, J., 2017. Further on Down the Digital Road: narrative design and reading pleasure in five New Media Writing Prize narratives. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 23 (4).
  • Pope, J., 2014. Children’s Responses to Heroism in Roald Dahl’s Matilda. Children’s Literature in Education, 45 (3).
  • Pope, J., 2013. The way ahead: The teaching of hyper-narrative at Bournemouth University. New Writing, 10 (2), 206-218.
  • Pope, J., 2010. Where Do We Go From Here? Readers' Responses to Interactive Fiction: Narrative Structures, Reading Pleasure and the Impact of Interface Design. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies,, 16, 75-94.
  • Pope, J., 2009. The design and development of Genarrator at Bournemouth University. Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education, 8, 157-167.
  • Pope, J., 2009. The significance of navigation and interactivity design for readers’ responses to interactive narrative. Dichtung Digital, 39.
  • Pope, J., 2006. A Future for Hypertext Fiction. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies,, 12, 447-465.



  • Ensslin, A. and Pope, J., 2010. Digital Literature in Creative and Media Studies. In: Simanowski, R., Schafer, J. and Gendolla, P., eds. Reading Moving Letters: Digital Literature in Research and Teaching: A Handbook. Transcript, 311-328.


Internet Publications

Profile of Teaching UG

  • New Media Narrative; Children's Literature; Writing for the Media; Dissertation

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • New Media Writing Prize: A competition and awards event, celebrating new-media writing - fiction, poetry, journalism, multi storytelling
  • Digital Storytelling in the Community: projects to encourage young school students to approach digital media as creative writing tools


  • PhD in Readers' responses to interactive fiction (Bournemouth University, 2007)


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