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Enterprising Women offers a picture of one of the few models around for female community and self-affirmation. Rather than accepting the passive female images and consumer values purveyed by most TV shows, women fan-fiction writers have adapted television to their own purposes.--Women's Review of BooksBacon-Smith's many years of skillful ethnographic research and lucid prose help nonfans understand the cultural and theoretical significance of the fan-produced fiction, artwork, and social relations that make fandom so cohesive and critically essential to its members. . . . Both males and females in communications, sociology, ethnography, psychology, and women's studies will benefit from this fine book.--ChoiceA study of the worldwide community of fans of Star Trek and other genre television series who create and distribute fiction and art based on their favorite series. This community includes people from all walks of life--housewives, librarians, secretaries, and professors of medieval literature. Ninety percent of its members are women.Contemporary Ethnography

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A study of the worldwide community of fans of Star trek and other genre television series who create and distribute fiction and art based on their favorite series. This community includes people from all walks of life, and 90% of its members are women.
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Synopsis:

A study of the worldwide community of fans of "Star Trek" and other genre television series who create and distribute fiction and art based on their favorite series. This community includes people from all walks of life--housewives, librarians, secretaries, and professors of medieval literature. Ninety percent of its members are women

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [325]-334) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780812213799
Author:
Bacon-Smith, Camille
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press
Author:
Bacon-Smith, Camille
Location:
Philadelphia :
Subject:
Television - General
Subject:
Popular Culture
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Stage and screen
Subject:
Television broadcasting
Subject:
Television viewers
Subject:
Fans
Subject:
Television and women
Subject:
Fanzines
Subject:
Fanzines -- United States.
Subject:
Popular Culture - General
Subject:
Popular culture -- United States.
Subject:
Television and women -- United States.
Subject:
Sociology - General
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Series in Contemporary Ethnography
Series Volume:
no. 3
Publication Date:
19911231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
9.10x6.04x.89 in. 1.24 lbs.

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