Livros Mveis?

Livros Mveis?

Embora o ttulo seja risvel (h algum livro que no seja mvel?), a matria do Jornalistas da Web refere-se a obras literrias que so veiculadas tendo como suporte os telefones celulares. Os “keitai novels”, como so chamados, abre possibilidades para novas formas de escrita, especfica para esse meio. J h diversos projetos para escrita de romances e poemas em poucos caracteres, e sendo distribdos via SMS. No uma novidade essa transposio, mas segundo a matria parece ser um novo fenmeno popular. Trata-se, assim como para a fotografia, os filmes e os programas de TV, de uma tentativa de encontrar formatos estticos para esse novos “Dispositivo Hbrido Mvel de Conexo Multirrede” que so os telefones celulares.

O Wall Street Jorunal The Wall Street Journal, descreve essa nova indstria que j oferece mais de 1 milho de ttulos. A matria mostra que, alm disso, as novelas publicadas no celular foram tambm transpostas para livros de papel, reforando o carater de remediao da cultura contempornea. Segundo o WSJ,

“In Japan, the cellphone is stirring the nation’s staid fiction market. Young amateur writers in their teens and 20s who long ago mastered the art of zapping off emails and blogs on their cellphones, find it a convenient medium in which to loose their creative energies and get their stuff onto the Internet. For readers, mostly teenage girls who use their phones for an increasingly wide range of activities, from writing group diaries to listening to music, the mobile novel, as the genre is called, is the latest form of entertainment on the go.

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“He laughs at Mai, who is so nervous she can hardly speak. Her chest starts to hurt. “What’s up?”

Most of these novels, with their simple language and skimpy scene-setting, are rather unpolished. They are almost always on familiar themes about love and friendship. But they are hugely popular, and publishers are delighted with them. Book sales in Japan fell 15% between 1996 and 2006, according to the Research Institute for Publications. Several cellphone novels have been turned into real books, selling millions of copies and topping the best-seller lists. “Love Sky,” one of the biggest successes so far, is about a boy with cancer who breaks up with his girlfriend to spare her the pain of his death. It has sold more than 1.3 million copies and is being made into a movie due out in November”