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Dr Andra Ivanescu
Senior Lecturer in Games Studies

Gaskell Building 175


Ivanescu, A. (2021) 'Pop Music, Economics and Marketing', in Summers, T. and Fritsch, M. (eds.) Cambridge Companion for Video Game Music. Cambridge : Cambridge University Press. ISBN 13: 9781108670289. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Ivanescu, A. (2020) 'The Auteur and the 80s Mixtape: Popular Music and Authenticity in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain', in Lorber, M. and Zimmermann, F. (eds.) History in Games: Contingencies of an Authentic Past. Bielefeld, Germany : Transcript. pp. 157 - 178. ISBN 13: 9783839454206. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Carbone, MB. and Ivanescu, A. (2020) 'Games and Players', in Ross, K., Bachmann, I., Cardo, V., Moorti, S. and Scarcelli, CM. (eds.) The International Encyclopedia of Gender, Media, and Communication. Wiley. pp. 1 - 7. ISBN 10: 1119429102. ISBN 13: 9781119429128. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Ivanescu, A. (2020) 'Flow It, Show It, Play It: Hair in Digital Games'.DiGRA ’20 – Proceedings of the 2020 DiGRA International Conference: Play Everywhere. Open Access Link

Conference paper

Ivanescu, A. (2019) 'Westworld and the Pursuit of Meaningful Play', in Mackay, A. and Goody, A. (eds.) Reading Westworld. Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 79 - 96. ISBN 10: 3-030-14514-X. ISBN 13: 978-3-030-14515-6.

Book chapter

Ivanescu, A. (2019) 'Popular Music in the Nostalgia Game: The Way It Never Sounded.'. London and New York: Palgrave Macmillan. ISSN 10: 3030042804 ISSN 13: 978-3-030-04280-6


Ivanescu, A. (2018) 'Beneath a Steel Sky: A Musical Characterisation of Class Structure'. The Computer Games Journal, 7 (4). pp. 231 - 242. ISSN: 2052-773X Open Access Link

Journal article

Ivnescu, A. (2015) 'Torched song: The hyperreal and the music of L.A. Noire'. The Soundtrack, 8 (1). pp. 41 - 56. ISSN: 1751-4193 Open Access Link

Journal article