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Fan Cultures / Edition 1
     

Fan Cultures / Edition 1

by Matthew Hills
 

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ISBN-10: 0415240255

ISBN-13: 9780415240253

Pub. Date: 03/22/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Fan Cultures is the first comprehensive overview of fans and fan theory. From victims of capitalist exploitation to more positive interpretations, Matthew Hills outlines the ways in which fans have been conceptualized in cultural theory.

Overview

Fan Cultures is the first comprehensive overview of fans and fan theory. From victims of capitalist exploitation to more positive interpretations, Matthew Hills outlines the ways in which fans have been conceptualized in cultural theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415240253
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/22/2002
Series:
Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)

Table of Contents

Part One : From Fan to 'Cults' to Cultures, and Back Again... Chapter 1: Adorno and Addiction: The Fan as Other. Chapter 2: Borudieu and 'Black Economies': Fandom as Distinction. Chapter 3: Consumption and Culture: Ethnographic studies of fandom as meaning-making. Chapter 4: Durkheim and Devotion: Fandom as Religiosity. Chapter 5: Enterprising and Engaging: Psychoanalytic studies of fandom as play. Part Two: Consuming the Media Cult. Chapter 6: Cult texts and icons. Chapter 7: Practices and pleasures of Cult geographies. Chapter 8: Practices and pleasures of Cult bodies. Conclusion: Fan Cultures and Media Cults-Technology and transformation?

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