Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth

Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth

by Camille Bacon-Smith
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0812213793

ISBN-13: 9780812213799

Pub. Date: 12/28/1991

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.

A study of the worldwide community of fans of Star Trek and other genre television series who create and distribute fiction and art based on their favorite series. This community includes people from all walks of life—housewives, librarians, secretaries, and professors of medieval literature. Ninety percent of its members are women.

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A study of the worldwide community of fans of Star Trek and other genre television series who create and distribute fiction and art based on their favorite series. This community includes people from all walks of life—housewives, librarians, secretaries, and professors of medieval literature. Ninety percent of its members are women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812213799
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date:
12/28/1991
Series:
Contemporary Ethnography
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.23(d)

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