Television Fans and Participatory Culture, 2nd Edition
The twentieth anniversary edition of Henry Jenkins’s Textual Poachers brings this now-canonical text to a new generation of students interested in the intersections of fandom, participatory culture, popular consumption and media theory. Supplementing the original, classic text is an interview...
Published November 6th 2012 by Routledge
Television Fans and Participatory Culture
"Get a life" William Shatner told Star Trek fans. Yet, as Textual Poachers argues, fans already have a "life," a complex subculture which draws its resources from commercial culture while also reworking them to serve alternative interests. Rejecting stereotypes of fans as cultural dupes,...
Published September 1st 2003 by Routledge
Watching Star Trek and Doctor Who
Series: Popular Fictions Series
Science Fiction Audiences examines the astounding popularity of two television "institutions" - the series Doctor Who and ^Star Trek. Both of these programmes have survived cancellation and acquired an following that continues to grow. The book is based on over ten years of research including...
Published April 12th 1995 by Routledge