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Fans, Fidelity, and the Grammar of Value

Liam Burke

in The Comic Book Film Adaptation: Exploring Modern Hollywood's Leading Genre

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781628462036
eISBN:
9781626745193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628462036.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

Comic book fandom has long been a participatory culture. As comic book characters made the transition to film, the fans, eschewing media boundaries, began effectively applying their collaborative ... More


The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Ryan M. Milner

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This book presents an analysis of internet memes, the linguistic, image, audio, and video texts created, circulated, and transformed by countless cultural participants across vast networks and ... More


Voice: Pop and Populism in Public Commentary

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter argues that memetic media carry the potential for polyvocal public voice, even given their everyday antagonisms. Focusing on mediated conversations surrounding the Occupy Wall Street ... More


Conversation: Cultural Participation and the Culture Industries

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter argues that memetic participation complicates the culture industries that remain at the heart of public life. It assesses the ambivalent relationship between collective participation and ... More


Participatory Reading: The Forms and Consumption of Soviet Satire

John Etty

in Graphic Satire in the Soviet Union: Krokodil's Political Cartoons

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781496820525
eISBN:
9781496820563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496820525.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

This chapter focuses on Krokodil's transmediality. Krokodil was always more than just a magazine. As this chapter shows, the magazine was surrounded by various "extensions", ranging from parallel ... More


Grammar: Structures for Making Statements and Making Do

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the complex multimodal reappropriation at the heart of memetic media, outlining the socially-situated grammar that connects participants as they employ memetic media in their ... More


Audience Today: Between Literature and Performance

Daniel Punday

in Computing as Writing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816696994
eISBN:
9781452953601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696994.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Chapter 6 discusses whether the model of computing changes our ideas about the relationship between the literary writer and his or her audience. A number of critics have suggested a shift toward the ... More


Logics: The Fundamentals of Memetic Participation

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter introduces the fundamentals of memetic media. It traces the (imperfect) connections between conceptualizations of memes as cultural replicators and the mediated texts that have come to ... More


Fansubbing and Abuse: Anime and Beyond

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on the emergent, participatory practice of fansubbing (‘fan subtitling’), examining its origins within anime subculture and its ongoing evolution. Fansubbing is examined as an ... More


From the Piratical to the Creative User

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The second chapter focuses on the user and examines how this subject has become an increasingly prominent element of copyright law across the twentieth century. After introducing the basics (and ... More


Locating the User and Reforming Law

James Meese

in Authors, Users, and Pirates: Copyright Law and Subjectivity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780262037440
eISBN:
9780262344517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037440.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

The fourth chapter begins with a detailed consideration of recent user focussed reforms in the United Kingdom, Canada and Australia and focuses specifically on the user generated content provision in ... More


Vernacular: Everyday Expression in the Memetic Lingua Franca

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the social dimensions of memetic practices, arguing that the memetic lingua franca is a vernacular premised on the creative transformation of expressions that have come ... More


Antagonism: Race, Gender, and Counterpublic Contestation

Ryan M. Milner

in The World Made Meme: Public Conversations and Participatory Media

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034999
eISBN:
9780262335911
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034999.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

This chapter focuses on the everyday antagonisms that are perpetuated through memetic participation, specifically regarding race and gender identities. However, it also argues that memetic ... More


Maurice without Ending: From Forster’s Palimpsest to Fan-Text

Claire Monk

in Twenty-First-Century Readings of E.M. Forster's 'Maurice'

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621808
eISBN:
9781800341265
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621808.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During their ongoing lives, both Forster’s Maurice and Merchant Ivory Productions’ 1987 film adaptation have suffered parallel forms of critical dismissal and misrecognition which deny their ... More


Tubular Genealogy I: Race, Ethnicity, and Intersectional Identities in Family History Television and Related Practices

Christine Scodari

in Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The third chapter interprets discourses of post-identity, race/ethnicity, and intersections with gender and class in terms of salient issues and historical contexts such as slavery, Jim Crow, ... More


Tubular Genealogy II: Race, Ethnicity, and Intersectional Identities in Genealogy Television Migration Narratives and Related Texts and Practices

Christine Scodari

in Alternate Roots: Ethnicity, Race, and Identity in Genealogy Media

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496817785
eISBN:
9781496817822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496817785.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The fourth chapter examines discourses of post-identity, race/ethnicity, and intersections with gender and class in terms of the historical context of immigration as represented in 21st century ... More


Streaming, Subbing, Sharing: Viki Global TV

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a case study of global TV site Viki (www.viki.com), which offers amateur subtitling in around 200 languages for media from around the world. It focuses on the ways in which ... More


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