Christophe Duret

Christophe Duret is a PhD candidate in French studies at the Université de Sherbrooke (Quebec, Canada). His research focuses on online role-playing games, using a sociocritical approach. He is the founder and editor of the Éditions de l’Inframince.


The Trajectivity of Virtual Worlds
Christophe Duret. © 2018. 10 pages.
This chapter will propose an ontology of virtual environments that calls into question the dichotomy between the real and the virtual. This will draw on the...
Contemporary Research on Intertextuality in Video Games
Christophe Duret, Christian-Marie Pons. © 2016. 363 pages.
Culture is dependent upon intertextuality to fuel the consumption and production of new media. The notion of intertextuality has gone through many iterations, but...
Strategies and Tactics in Digital Role-Playing Games: Persuasion and Social Negotiation of the Natural Order Doctrine in Second Life's Gor
Christophe Duret. © 2014. 19 pages.
In this chapter, the authors examine the strategies and tactics of persuasion used by the players in the Gorean role-playing games organized in Second Life, which...