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Mei's Story: “Idioms Solitaire” between Sports Fans

Huatong Sun

in Cross-Cultural Technology Design: Creating Culture-Sensitive Technology for Local Users

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199744763
eISBN:
9780199932993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199744763.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This chapter explores the complexities of local culture beyond the models of cultural dimensions with a Chinese user case. It regards Chinese graduate student Mei’s late night message exchanges as a ... More


Media Audiences: Television, Meaning and Emotion

Kristyn Gorton

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748624171
eISBN:
9780748670956
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624171.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An engaging and original study of current research on television audiences and the concept of emotion, this book offers a unique approach to key issues within television studies. Topics discussed ... More


Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Maud Lavin, Ling Yang, and Jing Jamie Zhao (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

Chinese-speaking popular cultures have never been so queer as in this digital, globalist age. In response to the proliferation of queer representations, productions, fantasies, and desires, ... More


Four Elvises: On the Dada Possibilities of Midcentury Rock and Roll and Modern Fan Culture

Edward P. Comentale

in Sweet Air: Modernism, Regionalism, and American Popular Song

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037399
eISBN:
9780252094576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037399.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter shows how the very deadliness of the commodity form—its radical detachment from any traditional context—ultimately extends the affective range and reach of popular music. It argues that ... More


Sporting Tradition: On the Praxis of American Football

Simon J. Bronner

in Explaining Traditions: Folk Behavior in Modern Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780813134062
eISBN:
9780813135885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813134062.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter evaluates six prevalent interpretations of football's popularity in the United States and suggests that overlooked is the symbolic connection of football for both players and fans to ... More


Cosplay, Cuteness, and Weiniang: The Queered of Male Cosplayers as “Fake Girls”

Shih-chen Chao

in Boys' Love, Cosplay, and Androgynous Idols: Queer Fan Cultures in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9789888390809
eISBN:
9789888390441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888390809.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gay and Lesbian Studies

This paper analyzes gender performativity in the form of cross-dressing cuteness through cosplaying by a popular male-cosplaying-female fan group “Ailisi Weiniang Tuan (Alice Cos Group)” based in ... More


Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes: Steampunk Superhero?

Lisa Horton

in Clockwork Rhetoric: The Language and Style of Steampunk

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628460919
eISBN:
9781626740532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628460919.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Steampunk aesthetics in the production design of Guy Ritchie’s 2009 film production of Sherlock Holmes and its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011) reinforces a burgeoning alliance ... More


Women-Made Women: Writing the “Movies” before Hollywood

Hilary A. Hallett

in "Go West, Young Women!": The Rise of Early Hollywood

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520274082
eISBN:
9780520953680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274082.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 2 explores how the fan culture surrounding the early film industry’s female celebrities—not just performers, but writers, directors, editors, and producers—placed them in a new kind of ... More


Fans

Robert Mayer

in Walter Scott and Fame: Authors and Readers in the Romantic Age

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198794820
eISBN:
9780191836435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198794820.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Drawing on discussions of “fandom” in the twentieth century, this chapter treats relationships that are, or seek to be, mainly affective and that explicitly entail constructing the author as a ... More


Exporting Perilous Pauline: Pearl White and the Serial Film Craze

Marina Dahlquist (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037689
eISBN:
9780252094941
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037689.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Exceptionally popular during their time, the spectacular American action film serials of the 1910s featured exciting stunts, film tricks, and effects set against the background of modern technology, ... More


Stardom in the 1920s

Phil Powrie and Éric Rebillard

in Pierre Batcheff and Stardom in 1920s French Cinema

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748621972
eISBN:
9780748651191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748621972.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The star system in France emerged around 1910 as theatre and music-hall stars crossed over into film, but only really took off in the 1920s with the establishment of a wide-ranging film press, and ... More


Glory Bumps: or, The Psychodynamics of the Southern Gospel Experience

Douglas Harrison

in Then Sings My Soul: The Culture of Southern Gospel Music

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036972
eISBN:
9780252094095
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036972.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter provides an extended inquiry into the psychodynamics of southern gospel. It identifies a reciprocal process of sentimental exchange in the music that sustains a surreptitious modernity ... More


Introduction

Estella Tincknell and Ian Conrich

in Film's Musical Moments

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748623440
eISBN:
9780748651115
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748623440.003.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This book is about musical performance on film, the use of music within film and film musicals: a triple focus that articulates the complex relationship that exists between music and the cinematic ... More


Exemplary Women

Caroline T. Schroeder

in Melania: Early Christianity Through the Life of One Family

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292086
eISBN:
9780520965638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292086.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

The Life of Melania the Younger is filled with emotional language and emotionally charged interactions between characters. Desire, zeal, distress, and other emotions paradoxically drive events in a ... More


Virgil’s Tomb in Scholarly and Popular Culture

Harald Hendrix

in Tombs of the Ancient Poets: Between Literary Reception and Material Culture

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
October 2018
ISBN:
9780198826477
eISBN:
9780191865442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198826477.003.0015
Subject:
Classical Studies, Poetry and Poets: Classical, Early, and Medieval, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter focuses on the ‘rediscovery’ of Virgil’s tomb in the Renaissance, exploring its position in the cultures of scholarship, travel, and leisure. Clusters of poets’ graves sprang up around ... More


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