Essays about: "fan fiction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words fan fiction.

  1. 1. “I DON’T THINK WE’VE BEEN FORMALLY INTRODUCED?” Re-contextualising a Literary Model for First Meetings through Adaptation Theory and Fan Fiction

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

    Author : Malin Brus; [2019-02-08]
    Keywords : narratology; adaptation theory; fan fiction; Jean Rousset;

    Abstract : (Re-)contextualising narratology in today’s world of rapid technological developmentand widespread access to the internet serves as the basis of this essay, which exploreswhat happens when narratology, adaptation theory and fan fiction theory intersect andinteract. It combines a surface level quantitative study with qualitative text analysis,using Rousset’s literary model from 1981 on first meetings between lovers-to-be as thenarratological reference, and the first meeting between the characters Alec Lightwoodand Magnus Bane as the text subject (using a corpus consisting of a novel, its officialfilm and TV-show adaptations, and thirty fan fictions). READ MORE

  2. 2. Creating Worlds: Fan Modifications of Civilization 4

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Akademin för humaniora, utbildning och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Marcus Schmidt; [2019]
    Keywords : Authorship; Civilization 4; Fan fiction; Fall from Heaven 2; Online communities;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine the relationship between author, text and user-generated modifications in the context of the computer game Civilization 4. These relationships are studied in part by analyzing how the game mechanics have been modified, and in part through analyzing the communication taking place between players of Civilization 4 in the CivFanatics online forums. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fan Fiction in Formal Learning Settings: Connecting Activities within Fan Fiction Communities with the Teaching of English in Swedish Upper-Secondary School

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Therese Larsson; [2018]
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    Abstract : This essay presents aspects of fan fiction conducive to language learning, and therefore relevant to teachers of English in upper-secondary schools in Sweden. Students may lack motivation to engage in creative writing assignments in formal learning settings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Female Eyes on Gay Guys : A study of female fans and their relation to slash fan fiction

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : Sandra Lönnroth; [2017]
    Keywords : slash; fan fiction; identification; pleasure; queer theory;

    Abstract : This paper takes a look at the phenomenon slash fan fiction. Slash is a genre which often focuses on romantic and sexual relationships between same-sex characters, most of whom are men. It is not unusual that these characters are not homosexual in their original stories. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sites of Knowledge : Knowledge Processes in Online Communities

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Marcus Schmidt; [2016]
    Keywords : Communities of practice; education; Europa Universalis 4; fan fiction; fandom; memes; podcasting; social media; Supernatural;

    Abstract : The aim of this study is to examine knowledge processes in online spaces. It focuses on threeparticular cases: the Bonfireside Chat podcast, the community around the computer game Europa Universalis 4, and the Supernatural fandom. READ MORE