New PDF release: Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet:

By Kristina Busse

enthusiasts were responding to literary works because the days of Homer’s Odyssey and Euripedes’ Medea. extra lately, a couple of technology fiction, delusion, media, and video game works have chanced on dedicated fan followings. the appearance of the net has introduced those teams from fairly constrained, face-to-face organizations to simply obtainable international groups, in which fan texts proliferate and are generally learn or even extra commonly 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 by means of material, essays hide issues equivalent to style intersection, sexual relationships among characters, personality development via narrative, and the position 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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