The Adoring Audience: Fan Culture and Popular Media / Edition 1

The Adoring Audience: Fan Culture and Popular Media / Edition 1

by Lisa A. Lewis
     
 

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.See more details below

Overview

First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415078214
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/1992
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors
Acknowledgements
Introduction1
Pt. IDefining Fandom
1Fandom as Pathology: The Consequences of Characterization9
2The Cultural Economy of Fandom30
3Is There a Fan in the House?: The Affective Sensibility of Fandom50
Pt. IIFandom and Gender
4Essays from Bitch: The Women's Rock Newsletter with Bite69
5Beatlemania: Girls Just Want to Have Fun84
6'I'll Be Here With You': Fans, Fantasy and the Figure of Elvis107
7'Something More Than Love': Fan Stories on Film135
Pt. IIIFans and Industry
8Fans as Tastemakers: Viewers for Quality Television163
9Television Executives Speak about Fan Letters to the Networks185
Pt. IVProduction by Fans
10A Glimpse of the Fan Factory191
11'Strangers No More, We Sing': Filking and the Social Construction of the Science Fiction Fan Community208
Index237

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