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.
|Publisher:||Palgrave Macmillan UK|
|Edition description:||1st ed. 2014|
|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 ContentsList 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