Textual Poachers Television Fans and Participatory Culture

ISBN-10: 0415533295

ISBN-13: 9780415533294

Edition: 2nd 1992 (Revised)

Authors: Henry Jenkins

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The twentieth anniversary edition of Henry Jenkins’s Textual Poachersbrings this now-canonical text to a new generation of students interested in the intersections of fandom, participatory culture, popular consumption and media theory. This reissue of what's become a classic text includes an interview between Jenkins and Suzanne Scott and a supplemental study guide by Louisa Stein, encouraging students to consider fan cultures in relation to consumer capitalism, genre, gender, sexuality, interpretation and more.
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List price: $78.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/25/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 424
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Henry Jenkins is Assistant Professor of Film and Media Studies at MIT. He is author of Textual Poachers:Television Fans and Participatory Culture.He is coauthor of The Science Fiction Audience: Dr.Who, Star Trek, and Their Fans.

20th Anniversary Introductionary Interview between Henry Jenkins and Suzanne Scott Introduction (1992)
"Get a Life!": Fans, Poachers, Nomads
How Texts become Real
Fan Critics
"It's Not a Fairy Tale Anymore": Gender, Genre, Beauty and the Best
Scribbling in the Margins: Fan Readers/Fan Writers
"Welcome to Bisexuality, Captain Kirk": Slash and the Fan-Writing Community
"Layers of Meaning": Fan Music Video and the Poetics of Poaching
"Strangers No More, We Sing": Filk Music, Folk Culture, and the Fan Community
Conclusion: "In My Weekend-Only World�Ǡ": Reconsidering Fandom
Study Guide by Louisa Stein
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