Localization as Adaptation in the Wolfenstein Franchise

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Localization as Adaptation in the Wolfenstein Franchise. / Schäfke, Werner.

Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence. red. / Johannes Fehrle; Werner Schäfke. Amsterdam University Press, 2019. s. 203-228 (Transmedia, Bind 6).

Publikation: Bidrag til bog/antologi/rapportBidrag til bog/antologiForskningfagfællebedømt

Harvard

Schäfke, W 2019, Localization as Adaptation in the Wolfenstein Franchise. i J Fehrle & W Schäfke (red), Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence. Amsterdam University Press, Transmedia, bind 6, s. 203-228.

APA

Schäfke, W. (2019). Localization as Adaptation in the Wolfenstein Franchise. I J. Fehrle, & W. Schäfke (red.), Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence (s. 203-228). Amsterdam University Press. Transmedia, Bind. 6

Vancouver

Schäfke W. Localization as Adaptation in the Wolfenstein Franchise. I Fehrle J, Schäfke W, red., Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence. Amsterdam University Press. 2019. s. 203-228. (Transmedia, Bind 6).

Author

Schäfke, Werner. / Localization as Adaptation in the Wolfenstein Franchise. Adaptation in the Age of Media Convergence. red. / Johannes Fehrle ; Werner Schäfke. Amsterdam University Press, 2019. s. 203-228 (Transmedia, Bind 6).

Bibtex

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