Karen Hellekson and Kristina Busse
Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet: New Essays (2006)
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Bacon-Smith, Camille. 1992. Enterprising women: Television fandom and the creation of popular myth. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press.
———. 2000. Science fiction culture. Philadelphia: Univ. of Pennsylvania Press.
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———. 1977. From work to text. In Image-music-text, trans. Stephen Heath, 155–64. New York: Hill and Wang.
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———. 1998. Talking about soaps: Communicative practices in a computer-mediated fan culture. In Theorizing fandom: Fans, subculture and identity, ed. Cheryl Harris and Alison Alexander, 111–29. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
———. 2000. Tune in, log on: Soaps, fandom, and online community. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
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Berry, Chris, Fran Martin, and Audrey Yue, eds. 2003. Mobile cultures: New media in queer Asia. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press.
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Brobeck, Kristi Lee. 2004. Under the waterfall: A fanfiction community’s analysis of their self-representation and peer review. Refractory 5. http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/journalissues/vol5/brobeck.html (accessed October 22, 2005).
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———. 2004. Language on (the) line: Class, community and the David Duchovny Estrogen Brigades. Communication Institute for Online Scholarship 14.
———. 2004. Of Mounties and gay marriage: Canadian television, American fans, and the virtual heterotopia. Refractory 6. http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/journalissues/vol6/RBury.html (accessed June 1, 2006).
———. 2005. Cyberspaces of their own: Female fandoms online. New York: Peter Lang.
Busse, Kristina. 2002. Crossing the final taboo: Family, sexuality, and incest in the Buffyverse. In Fighting the forces: What’s at stake in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”?, ed. Rhonda V. Wilcox and David Lavery, 207–17. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
———. 2005. “Digital get down”: Postmodern boy band slash and the queer female space. In Eroticism in American culture, ed. Cheryl Malcolm and Jopi Nyman, 103–25. Gdansk: Gdansk Univ. Press.
———. 2006. “I’m jealous of the fake me”: Postmodern subjectivity and identity construction in boy band fan fiction. In Framing celebrity: New directions in celebrity culture, ed. Su Holmes and Sean Redmond, 256–67. London: Routledge.
Butler, Judith. 1990. Gender trouble. New York: Routledge.
Cantwell, Marianne. 2004. Collapsing the extra/textual: Passions and intensities of knowledge in Buffy: The Buffy the Vampire Slayer online fan communities. Refractory 5. http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/journalissues/vol5/cantwell.html (accessed June 1, 2006).
Carruthers, Fiona. 2004. Fanfic is good for two things: Greasing engines and killing brain cells. Particip@tions 1. http://www.participations.org/volume%201/issue%202/1_02_carruthers_article.htm(accessed June 1, 2006).
Chandler-Olcott, Kelly, and Donna Mahar. 2003. Adolescents’ anime-inspired “fanfictions”: An exploration of multiliteracies. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy 46:556–66.
Chin, Bertha, and Jonathan Gray. 2001. “One ring to rule them all”: Pre-viewers and pre-texts of the Lord of the Rings films. Intensities 2. http://www.cult-media.com/issue2/Achingray.htm(accessed October 22, 2005).
Cicione, Mirna. 1998. Male pair-bonds and female desire in fan slash writing. In Theorizing fandom: Fans, subculture and identity, ed. Cheryl Harris and Alison Alexander, 153–77. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Clerc, Susan J. 1996a. DDEB, GATB, MPPB, and Ratboy: The X-Files media fandom, online and off. In “Deny all knowledge”: Reading “The X-Files,” ed. David Lavery, Angela Hague, and Marla Cartwright, 36–51. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse Univ. Press.
———. 1996b. Estrogen brigades and “big tits” threads: Media fandom online and off. In Wired women: Gender and new realities in cyberspace, ed. Lynn Cherny and Elizabeth Reba Wise, 73–97. Seattle: Seal Press.
———. 2002. Who owns our culture? The battle over the Internet, copyright, media fandom, and everyday uses of the cultural commons. PhD diss., Bowling Green State Univ.
Consalvo, Mia. 2003. Cyber-slaying media fans: Code, digital poaching, and corporate control of the Internet. Journal of Communication Inquiry 27:67–86.
Costello, Victor J. 1999. Interactivity and the “cyber-fan”: An exploration of audience involvement within the electronic fan culture of the Internet. PhD diss., Univ. of Tennessee. http://oai.sunsite.utk.edu/links/CostelloVictor.pdf (accessed June 1, 2006).
Cumberland, Sharon. 2000. Private uses of cyberspace: Women, desire, and fan culture. MIT Communications Forum. January 25. http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/papers/cumberland.html (accessed June 1, 2006). Expanded and reprinted in 2003 in Rethinking media change: The aesthetics of tradition, ed. David Thorburn and Henry Jenkins, 261–79. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
———. 2002. The five wives of Ibn Fadlan: Women’s collaborative fiction on Antonio Banderas Web sites. In Reload: Rethinking women + cyberculture, ed. Mary Flanagan and Austin Booth, 175–94. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Cupitt, Cathy. 2003. A space for sex: Reproducing corporate product for the public domain. In Liveable communities, ed. Janice Haswell and Diana MacCallum, 117–29. Perth: Black Swan Press. http://www.geocities.com/ccupitt.geo/slash/spacesex.html (accessed October 22, 2005).
Darling-Wolf, Fabienne. 2003. Male bonding and female pleasure: Refining masculinity in Japanese popular cultural texts. Popular Communication 1:73–89.
De Certeau, Michel. 1984. The practice of everyday life. Berkeley: Univ. of California Press.
Dennis, Jeffrey P. 2003. Signifying same-sex desire in television cartoons. Journal of Popular Film and Television 31:132–41.
Doty, Alexander. 2000. Flaming classics: Queering the film canon. New York: Routledge.
Ehrenreich, Barbara, Elizabeth Hess, and Gloria Jacobs. 1992. Beatlemania: Girls just want to have fun. In The adoring audience, ed. Lisa A. Lewis, 84–106. London: Routledge.
Ferris, Kerry Orway. 1997. Star struck: The social worlds of serial television fans. PhD diss., Univ. of California, Los Angeles.
Fiedler, Leslie. 1960. Love and death in the American novel. New York: Criterion.
Fiske, John. 1989. Reading the popular. New York: Routledge.
———. 1992. The cultural economy of fandom. In The adoring audience, ed. Lisa A. Lewis, 30–49. London: Routledge.
Foster, Derek. 1997. Community and identity in the electronic village. In Internet culture, ed. David Porter, 23–37. New York: Routledge.
Fraiberg, Allison. 1995. Electronic fans, interpretive flames: Performative sexualities and the Internet. Works and Days 13:196–207.
Ganz-Blättler, Ursula. 1999. Shareware or prestigious privilege? Television fans as knowledge brokers. MIT Communications Forum. http://web.mit.edu/comm-forum/papers/ganz-blattler.html (accessed June 1, 2006).
Geraghty, Lincoln. 2003. Homosocial desire on the final frontier: Kinship, the American romance, and Deep Space Nine‘s “erotic triangles.” Journal of Popular Culture 36:441–65.
———. 2004. “Help when times are hard”: Bereavement and Star Trek fan letters. Refractory 5. http://www.refractory.unimelb.edu.au/journalissues/vol5/geraghty.html (accessed June 1, 2006).
Gillilan, Cinda Lynn. 1999. Zine fans, zine fiction, zine fandom: Exchanging the mundane for a woman-centered world. PhD diss., Univ. of Colorado.
Glaubman, Jane, ed. Forthcoming. Reconstructing Harry: “Harry Potter” fan fiction on the World Wide Web. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press.
Green, Lelia, and Carmen Guinery. 2004. Harry Potter and the fan fiction phenomenon. Media/Culture 7. http://journal.media-culture.org.au/0411/14-green.php (accessed June 1, 2006).
Green, Shoshanna, Cynthia Jenkins, and Henry Jenkins. 1998. “normal female interest in men bonking”: Selections from the Terra Nostra Underground and Strange Bedfellows. In Theorizing fandom: Fans, subculture, and identity, ed. Cheryl Harris and Alison Alexander, 9–38. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Grossberg, Lawrence. 1992. Is there a fan in the house? The affective sensibility of fandom. In The adoring audience, ed. Lisa A. Lewis, 50–68. London: Routledge.
Halberstam, Judith. 1998. Female masculinity. Durham, NC: Duke Univ. Press.
Hale, Laura M. 2005. A history of fan fic. Fanzine.
Hall, Stuart. 1991. Encoding/decoding. In Culture, media, language: Working papers in cultural studies, 1972–79, rev. ed., ed. Stuart Hall, Dorothy Hobson, Andrew Lowe, and Paul Willis, 128–38. London: Hutchinson.
Hamming, Jeannie. 2001. Whatever turns you on: Becoming-lesbian and the production of desire in the Xenaverse. Genders 34. http://www.genders.org/g34/g34_hamming.html (accessed June 1, 2006).
Harris, Cheryl D. 1992. Social identity, class and empowerment: Television fandom and advocacy. PhD diss., Univ. of Massachusetts.
Harris, Cheryl, and Alison Alexander, ed. 1998. Theorizing fandom: Fans, subculture and identity. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.
Harrison, Taylor. 1996. Interview with Henry Jenkins. In Enterprise zones: Critical positions on “star trek,” ed. Taylor Harrison, Sarah Projansky, Kent A. Ono, and Elyce Rae Helford, 259–78. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
Hellekson, Karen. 1997. Doctor Who fans rewrite their program: Mini-UNIT Minstrels as creative consumers of media. Popular Culture Review 8:97–108.
Herzing, Melissa Jean. 2005. The Internet world of fan fiction. MA thesis, Virginia Commonwealth Univ. http://etd.vcu.edu/theses/available/etd-05092005-125907/unrestricted/HerzingThesis.pdf (accessed June 1, 2006).
Hills, Matt. 2000a. Media fandom, neoreligiosity, and cult(ural) studies. Velvet Light Trap (Fall): 73–84.
———. 2000b. To boldly go where others have gone before: Star Trek and (academic) narratives of progress [book review essay]. Scope (November). http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/film/journal/bookrev/star-trek.htm (accessed June 1, 2006).
———. 2001. Interview with Henry Jenkins. Intensities 2. http://www.cult-media.com/issue2/CMRjenk.htm (accessed October 22, 2005).
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———. 2006. Not just another “powerless elite”? When media fans become subcultural celebrities. In Framing celebrity: New directions in celebrity culture, ed. Su Holmes and Sean Redmond, 101–18. London: Routledge.
Hinderman, Stephen. 1992. “i’ll be here with you”: Fans, fantasy and the figure of Elvis. In The adoring audience, ed. Lisa A. Lewis, 107–34. London: Routledge.
Jenkins, Henry. 1990. If I could speak with your sound: Fan music, textual proximity and liminal identification. Camera Obscura 23:149–76.
———. 1991. Star Trek rerun, reread, rewritten: Fan writing as textual poaching. In Close encounters: Film, feminism and science fiction, ed. Constance Penley, Elizabeth Lyons, Lynn Spigel, and Janet Bergstrom, 170–203. Minneapolis: Univ. of Minnesota Press.
———. 1992a. Strangers no more, we sing: Filking and the social construction of the science fiction fan community. In The adoring audience, ed. Lisa A. Lewis, 207–36. London: Routledge.
———. 1992b. Textual poachers: Television fans and participatory culture. New York: Routledge.
———. 1998. The poachers and the stormtroopers: Popular culture in the digital age. Red Rock Eater Digest. Talk presented at the Univ. of Michigan, Spring 1998. http://commons.somewhere.com/rre/1998/The.Poachers.and.the.Sto.html (accessed May 14, 2000).
———. 2000a. Digital land grab. MIT Alumni Association Technology Review 103:103–5. http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/00/03/viewpoint0300.asp (accessed October 22, 2005).
———. 2000b. Reception theory and audience research: The mystery of the vampire’s kiss. in Reinventing film studies, ed. C. Gledhill and L. Williams, 165–82. London: Arnold.
———. 2001. Foreword to Interacting with Babylon 5: Fan performances in a media universe, by Kurt Lancaster. Austin: Univ. of Texas Press.
———. 2002. Interactive audiences: The “collective intelligence” of media fans. The new media book, ed. Dan Harries, 157–70. London: British Film Institute.
———. 2003. Quentin Tarantino’s Star Wars? Digital cinema, media convergence, and participatory culture. In Rethinking media change, ed. David Thorburn and Henry Jenkins, 281–312. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
———. 2004a. Game design as narrative architecture. In First person: New media as story, performance, game, ed. Noah Frup-Waldrop and Pat Harrington, 118–30. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
———. 2004b. The cultural logic of media convergence. International Journal of Cultural Studies7:33–43. http://ics.sagepub.com/cgi/reprint/7/1/33.pdf (accessed October 22, 2005).
———. 2004c. Why Heather can write. Technology Review (February 6). http://www.technologyreview.com/articles/04/02/wo_jenkins020604.asp?p=1 (accessed October 22, 2005).
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———. 2002. The sex lives of cult television characters. Screen 43:79–90.
———. 2003. Web wars: Resistance, online fandom and studio censorship. In Quality popular television: Cult TV, the industry, and fans, ed. Mark Jancovich and James Lyons, 163–77. London: British Film Institute.
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———. 2001. Utopian enterprise: Articulating the meanings of Star Trek‘s culture of consumption. Journal of Consumer Research 28:67–88.
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