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Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Keith Gildart, Anna Gough-Yates, Sian Lincoln, Bill Osgerby, Lucy Robinson, John Street, Pete Webb, and Matthew Worley (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Ripped, torn and cut offers a collection of original essays exploring the motivations behind – and the politics within – the multitude of fanzines that emerged in the wake of British punk from 1976. ... More


William Gibson

Gary Westfahl

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037801
eISBN:
9780252095085
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037801.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

The leading figure in the development of cyberpunk, William Gibson (born in 1948) crafted works in which isolated humans explored near-future worlds of ubiquitous and intrusive computer technology ... More


Film and Fandom in Cinearte Magazine

Maite Conde

in Foundational Films: Early Cinema and Modernity in Brazil

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780520290983
eISBN:
9780520964884
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520290983.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter examines discourses and elaborations of a Hollywood-inflected stardom that emerged in 1920s Brazil in the country’s first fanzine, Cinearte. It looks at how these discourses zoomed in on ... More


The Critical Reception of Progressive Rock

Edward Macan

in Rocking the Classics: English Progressive Rock and the Counterculture

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195098884
eISBN:
9780199853236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195098884.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter addresses the critical reception of progressive rock. To address this topic adequately, though, a brief outline of the history of rock journalism is necessary. Prior to the mid-1960s, ... More


Fan Culture and the Internet

Chris Atton

in An Alternative Internet: Radical Media, Politics and Creativity

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748617692
eISBN:
9780748670819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748617692.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Internet radio demonstrate the ways in which the application of new technology to a traditional medium might prompt audiences to create their own forms of creative communication. This chapter focuses ... More


The “Facts” of Blackness and Anthropological Worlds

Mark C. Jerng

in Racial Worldmaking: The Power of Popular Fiction

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823277759
eISBN:
9780823280544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277759.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter discusses the origins and development of sword and sorcery in the pulps and fanzines of the 1930s. It starts with Robert Howard’s Conan the Barbarian stories and reads these stories in ... More


Introduction: adventures in reality: why (punk) fanzines matter

Matthew Worley, Keith Gildart, Anna Gough-Yates, Sian Lincoln, Bill Osgerby, Lucy Robinson, John Street, and Pete Webb

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The introduction outlines the ways by which fanzines were integral to the development of punk-related cultures and embodied the ethos of do-it-yourself (DIY). It assesses some of the previous writing ... More


Zines and history: zines as history

Lucy Robinson

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Fanzines serve as portal back in time, but also as examples of history being created. Professor Robinson asks what fanzines can teach the historian, both in terms of methodology and in archiving the ... More


Whose culture? Fanzines, politics and agency

Matthew Worley

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter comprises case studies of three fanzines: Jolt, Anathema and Hard as Nails. Each is examined as a means of understanding how fanzines offered space to develop political discourses and/or ... More


The evolution of an anarcho-punk narrative, 1978–84

Russ Bestley and Rebecca Binns

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Anarcho-punk emerged as a distinct strand of punk culture into the 1980s. Typically associated with the band Crass, the tenets of anarcho-punk were also developed through artworks, writing and debate ... More


Punking the bibliography: RE/Search Publications, the bookshelf question and ideational flow

S. Alexander Reed

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0016
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Punk-informed fanzines covered more than just music. Taking the US publication Re/Search as an example, S. Alexander Reed examines how zines served as cultural conduits to radical literature and ... More


‘Angry grrrl zines’: Riot grrrl and body politics from the early 1990s

Laura Cofield

in Ripped, torn and cut: Pop, politics and punk fanzines from 1976

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526120595
eISBN:
9781526138835
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120595.003.0019
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The aim of this chapter is to explore how the psychic and the social intersect within riot grrrls’ reframing of the gendered body. It highlights how the fanzine context further complicated such a ... More


“Tiny Flashes of Light”: Comic Books, Nostalgia, and Billy Batson’s America

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

The relationship between comic books, comics scholarship, and nostalgia is complex. This chapter explores the history of Captain Marvel, the popular comic book hero created by Bill Parker and C. C. ... More


Wertham’s Little Goblins: Captain Marvel, Fanzines, and the Art of Nostalgia

Brian Cremins

in Captain Marvel and the Art of Nostalgia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781496808769
eISBN:
9781496808806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496808769.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Comics Studies

After Fawcett’s legal settlement with National in 1953, the original Captain Marvel did not return to comic books until 1973. In the meantime, comic book fans and amateur historians began writing ... More


Introduction

Gary Westfahl

in William Gibson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037801
eISBN:
9780252095085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037801.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This book offers a comprehensive study of William Gibson's career as a science fiction writer, focusing not only on his novels and stories but also on his other works such as publications in science ... More


Journey to the Future: A Biographical Sketch

Gary Westfahl

in William Gibson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037801
eISBN:
9780252095085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037801.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter describes William Gibson's early years based on his autobiographical sketch, “Since 1948,” first posted to his blog on November 6, 2002. There, he relates the generally familiar story of ... More


A Dangerous Amateur: Contributions to Science Fiction Fanzines

Gary Westfahl

in William Gibson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037801
eISBN:
9780252095085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037801.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter discusses William Gibson's contributions to science fiction fanzines in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, with particular emphasis on his cartoons and articles. When he was fifteen, Gibson ... More


NYCon 1939

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's travel to New York City in 1939 to attend the WorldCon, or NYCon I. Early in 1938 Bradbury wrote an editor's introduction for his version of Imagination! ... More


From the Fanzines to the Prozines

Jonathan R. Eller

in Becoming Ray Bradbury

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036293
eISBN:
9780252093357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036293.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter focuses on Ray Bradbury's transition from editing and writing for fanzines to making contributions to prozines. Bradbury's close encounters with the performing arts reached a high point ... More


The Film Business That Unites: Early US Cinema in Havana, 1897–1928

Megan Feeney

in Hollywood in Havana: US Cinema and Revolutionary Nationalism in Cuba before 1959

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226593555
eISBN:
9780226593722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226593722.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter covers film distribution, exhibition, and reception in Havana during the era of silent cinema and of Cuba’s first republic, which roughly overlapped. At the turn-of-the-century, moving ... More


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