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We are all fans Whether we log on to Web sites to scrutinize the latest plot turns in Lost stalk our favorite celebrities on Gawker attend gaming conventions or simply wait with bated breath for the newest Harry Potter novel each of us is a fan Fandom extends beyond television and film to literature opera sports and pop music and encompasses bot Disappointing I was hoping for the sort of papers that appear in Transformative Works and Cultures Or at least I was hoping for analysis of the activities of popular culture fans This book included too little of that and too many metatheoretical papers that were only of interest to established fan studies scholars

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Fandom Identities and Communities in a Mediated WorldNd nineteenth century concert halls to computer gaming Contributors examine fans of high cultural texts and genres the spaces of fandom fandom around the globe the impact of new technologies on fandom and the legal and historical contexts of fan activity Fandom is key to understanding modern life in our increasingly mediated and globalized world Este libro es una colección de ensayos ue enfocan el tema del fenómeno fan desde muchos puntos de vista y precisamente ese es su mayor acierto Auí nos podemos encontrar análisis sobre el comportamiento de fans de música en el siglo XVIII pasando por fans de los deportes normalmente ignorados en el campo de los estudios de fans hasta el proceso de desencanto de unos fans coreanos con un actor Los temas son muy variados y aunue nunca se realiza una exploración teórica en profundidad los distintos ensayos sirven para abrir nuevos caminos reexplorar conceptos y aportar distintos enfoues en una disciplina ue a pesar de su juventud tiende volver a los mismos puntos comunes una y otra vezLa calidad de los ensayos es bastante euilibrada y salvo uno o dos ue podrían haberse eliminado todos son lo suficientemente interesantes y bien desarrollados para llamar la atención del lector incluso cuando el tema no es de especial interés Una obra muy interesante

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FREE MOBI × DOC Fandom Identities and Communities in a Mediated World 9780814731826 Ù JONATHAN GRAY Ó [PDF] ✈ Fandom Identities and Communities in a Mediated World By Jonathan Gray – Insolpro.co.uk We are all fans Whether we log on to Web sites to scrutinize H high and low cultureFandom brings together leading scholars to examine fans their practices and their favorite texts This unparalleled selection of original essays examines instances across the spectrum of modern cultural consumption from Karl Marx to Paris Hilton Buffy the Vampire Slayer to backyard wrestling Bach fugues to Bollywood cinema a Although I only read a few of the essays fully and merely skimmed the rest for I only needed to read a certain few for my research I definitely appreciate the diversity of topics discussed within this book I also learned a bit about a few topics I'm not familiar with such as music fandoms