Fan Cultures / Edition 1by Matthew Hills
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.
- Taylor & Francis
- Publication date:
- Sussex Studies in Culture and Communication Series
- Edition description:
- New Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.54(d)
Table of ContentsPart 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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