The Digital Afterlives of Jane Austen: Janeites at the Keyboard

The Digital Afterlives of Jane Austen: Janeites at the Keyboard

by K. Mirmohamadi

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Overview

The Digital Afterlives of Jane Austen: Janeites at the Keyboard by K. Mirmohamadi

This is the first scholarly study to explore the ever-expanding world of online Austen fandom and fan fiction writing. Using case studies from the Internet writing community and publisher, Wattpad, as well as dedicated fan websites, it illuminates the literary processes and products that have given Austen multiple afterlives in the digital arena.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349486366
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/2014
Edition description: 1st ed. 2014
Pages: 142
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

Kylie Mirmohamadi is a Research Associate in English and History at La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia. She has published widely in Australian history, garden history, literary studies and cultural studies. Her most recent books, co-authored with Susan K. Martin, are Colonial Dickens: What Australians Made of the World's Favourite Writer (2012) and Sensational Melbourne: Reading, Sensation Fiction and Lady Audley's Secret in the Victorian Metropolis (2011).

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Introduction: Janeites at the Keyboard 1. Jane Austen's Adventures in Wattpadland 2. Reading (Austen) on Wattpad 3. 'Thanks for Fanning': Online Austen Fan Fiction 4. 'Canon can only get you so far': Janeites Read and Write 'The Bennet Brother' 5. (No) Conclusion Bibliography Index

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