Shakespeare’s Fans: Adapting the Bard in the Age of Media Fandom

Shakespeare’s Fans: Adapting the Bard in the Age of Media Fandom

Shakespeare’s Fans: Adapting the Bard in the Age of Media Fandom

Title: Shakespeare’s Fans: Adapting the Bard in the Age of Media Fandom
Author(s): Johnathan H. Pope
Publisher: Palgrave MacmillanS.l.
Year: 2020
Language: English
Pages: 191
ISBN: 9783030337254, 3030337251
Size: 2 Mb

Description:
This book examines Shakespearean adaptations through the critical lens of fan studies and asks what it means to be a fan of Shakespeare in the context of contemporary media fandom. Although Shakespeare studies and fan studies have remained largely separate from one another for the past thirty years, this book establishes a sustained dialogue between the two fields. In the process, it reveals and seeks to overcome the problematic assumptions about the history of fan cultures, Shakespeare’s place in that history, and how fan works are defined. While fandom is normally perceived as a recent phenomenon focused primarily on science fiction and fantasy, this book traces fans’ practices back to the eighteenth century, particularly David Garrick’s Shakespeare Jubilee in 1769. Shakespeare’s Fans connects historical and scholarly debates over who owns Shakespeare and what constitutes an appropriate adaptation of his work to online fan fiction and commercially available fan works.

Other books:

We are a trusted electronic book (ebook) selling platform since 2014. To buy the book do not forget to ask about the availability of the book via WhatsApp 081278218134. All books are ready stock, except if there is a damaged file in our storage.

Book format is PDF, EPUB and MOBI depending on demand, and can be opened on Android, iOS or Personal Computer. Furthermore, purchasing 3 books get 1 book for free and free to choose as long as the stock is available.

If the title of the book has been sold out, you can request the book with required of buying 5 other books. Then, requesting title of the book can directly contact by our WhatsApp, please inform us the title of the book and name of the author.



Do you want to update the latest book?
Enter your email here:

Other books: