Download e-book for kindle: Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet: by Kristina Busse

By Kristina Busse

enthusiasts were responding to literary works because the days of Homer’s Odyssey and Euripedes’ Medea. extra lately, a few technological know-how fiction, myth, media, and video game works have came upon committed fan followings. the appearance of the web has introduced those teams from fairly restricted, face-to-face companies to simply obtainable worldwide groups, during which fan texts proliferate and are greatly learn or even extra generally commented upon. New interactions among readers and writers of fan texts are attainable in those new digital communities.
From Star Trek to Harry Potter, the essays during this quantity discover the realm of fan fiction—its reasons, the way it is created, how the fan studies it. Grouped via subject material, essays disguise themes corresponding to style intersection, sexual relationships among characters, personality building via narrative, and the function of the beta reader in on-line groups. The paintings additionally discusses the terminology utilized by creators of fan artifacts and reviews at the results of technological developments on fan communities.
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