Fan fiction and fan communities in the age of the Internet : new essays / edited by Karen Hellekson and Kristina Busse

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Subjects: Fan fiction--History and criticism
Literature and the Internet
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: vi, 290 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Introduction : work in progress / Kristina Busse, Karen Hellekson 5
Fan fiction : a bibliography of critical works 33
A brief history of media fandom / Francesca Coppa 41
1. Archontic literature : a definition, a history, and several theories of fan fiction / Abigail Derecho 61
2. One true pairing : the romance of pornography and the pornography of romance / Catherine Driscoll 79
3. Intimatopia : genre intersections between slash and the mainstream / Elizabeth Woledge 97
4. The toy soldiers from Leeds : the slash palimpsest / Mafalda Stasi 115
5. Construction of fan fiction character through narrative / Deborah Kaplan 134
6. Keeping promises to queer children : making space (for Mary Sue) at Hogwarts / Ika Willis 153
7. The audience as editor : the role of beta readers in online fan fiction communities / Angelina I. Karpovich 171
8. Cunning linguists : the bisexual erotics of words/silence/flesh / Eden Lackner, Barbara Lynn Lucas, Robin Anne Reid 189
9. My life is a WIP on my LJ : slashing the slasher and the reality of celebrity and Internet performances / Kristina Busse 207
10. Writing bodies in space : media fan fiction as theatrical performance / Francesca Coppa 225
11. "This dratted thing" : fannish storytelling through new media / Louisa Ellen Stein 245
12. From shooting monsters to shooting movies : machinima and the transformative play of video game fan culture / Robert Jones 261
Additional Authors: Hellekson, Karen, 1966-
Busse, Kristina, 1967-
Notes: LCCN: 2006014823
ISBN: 0786426403 (softcover : alk. paper)
EAN: 9780786426409
Contents: Introduction : work in progress / Kristina Busse, Karen Hellekson -- Fan fiction : a bibliography of critical works -- A brief history of media fandom / Francesca Coppa -- Archontic literature : a definition, a history, and several theories of fan fiction / Abigail Derecho -- One true pairing : the romance of pornography and the pornography of romance / Catherine Driscoll -- Intimatopia : genre intersections between slash and the mainstream / Elizabeth Woledge -- The toy soldiers from Leeds : the slash palimpsest / Mafalda Stasi -- Construction of fan fiction character through narrative / Deborah Kaplan -- Keeping promises to queer children : making space (for Mary Sue) at Hogwarts / Ika Willis -- The audience as editor : the role of beta readers in online fan fiction communities / Angelina I. Karpovich -- Cunning linguists : the bisexual erotics of words/silence/flesh / Eden Lackner, Barbara Lynn Lucas, Robin Anne Reid -- My life is a WIP on my LJ : slashing the slasher and the reality of celebrity and Internet performances / Kristina Busse -- Writing bodies in space : media fan fiction as theatrical performance / Francesca Coppa -- "This dratted thing" : fannish storytelling through new media / Louisa Ellen Stein -- From shooting monsters to shooting movies : machinima and the transformative play of video game fan culture / Robert Jones
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 69027637
ISBN/ISSN: 0786426403
9780786426409