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

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

by Lisa A. Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415078210

ISBN-13: 9780415078214

Pub. Date: 05/28/1992

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

With stories of hysterical teenagers and obsessive fans killing for their heroes, fans and fandom get a bad press. The Adoring Audience looks deeper into fan culture, particularly as it relates to identity,

Overview

With stories of hysterical teenagers and obsessive fans killing for their heroes, fans and fandom get a bad press. The Adoring Audience looks deeper into fan culture, particularly as it relates to identity,

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

Part I: Introduction Lewis Defining Fandom Warped or Crazy: Dominant Approaches to Fandom, Jenson The Ideological Role of Stars for Fans, Dyer/Stacey Cultural Politics and the Everyday Lives of Fans Understanding Fandom Beatlemania: Girls Just want to have fun, Ehrenreich, et al

Are Female Fans the Same as Groupies? (Give the Right Answer or Die), Bitch Fan Stories on Film, Lewis Part II: Introduction, Lewis Fans and Industry The Frustration Machine: Pop Culture and the Production of Fans, Vermorels Fan Mail and Hollywood Film Promotion: The Case of Betty Gable,

Gaines Whose Programme is it Anyway? The firing of a soap opera star, Hobson Institutionalized Fan Activism: Viewers for Quality Television, Brower Production by Fans The Producerly' Fan, Fiske Star Trek, Rerun, Reread, Rewritten: Fan Writing as Textual Poaching Hispanic Fanziness and

Cross-cultural Media, Rabinovitz & Easley

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