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The Walden game

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Ready to achieve virtual self-reliance? The National Endowment for the Arts grant has recently awarded the University of Southern California a $40,000 grant to produce a video game based on Henry David Thoreau’s works where players can “follow in the virtual footsteps of Thoreau and conduct their own experiments in living deliberately.”

Other literary-based media projects awarded grants by the NEA this year include an all audio version of James Joyce’s Ulysses read by actors such as Alec Baldwin and John Lithgow.

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