fan fiction

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fan fiction

n.
Fiction written by fans as an extension of an admired work or series of works or featuring popular fictional characters, often posted on the internet.
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When asked if Felton had ever read any of the fan fictions, the actor said, "I've seen some pictures, some alarming ones."
Fans have, through the years, rooted for various Harry Potter couples, depicted in books or onscreen and the franchise is among the most written-about topics on fan fiction websites.
(111) While most original works that fan fictions take from are published, they are also very creative, so this factor will almost always weigh in favor of the rights owner.
(198) Authors could have a claim against fans when they write fan fiction that does not appropriately attribute the characters to the author, but most fan fictions are very explicit about giving the authors credit, so this claim is unlikely to arise.
Third, owners could coordinate to authorize particular types of fan fictions but not others.
Leonard's success is due in large part to monetising a work with derivative origins-and even the production of this work was collaboratively fostered on internet fora dedicated to fan fictions based on Meyer's Twilight series.
In her oft-cited definition, Tushnet (1997: 655) defines fan fiction 'broadly [as] any kind of written creativity that is based on an identifiable segment of popular culture, such as a television show, and is not produced as "professional" writing'.
(2) Further, we acknowledge the impact of the internet on the practice of fan fiction authorship (see Hellekson & Busse, 2006) by adopting the more widely used term 'fanfic' throughout.
This chapter particularly discusses BDSM themes in fan fictions; here one might note that E.
Some arguments are so cogent and compelling that I wish the study had been more broadly defined, for I fear the volume may be overlooked by those fan scholars who are not interested specifically in vampire literature, and overlooked by scholars of vampire studies who are not interested in fan fictions. The interstitial nature of the texts examined is thus both the book's greatest strength and its greatest weakness.
For example, much of the fan fiction literature fails to acknowledge any sort of ambivalence in fandom given the desire to defend fans from demeaning and often pathologizing stereotypes.
In light of the first chapter's discussion of the evolution of folkloric expression, for instance, fan studies scholars could consider which elements of tabooed fan fiction are both consistent with and dynamically build upon canonical "clean" fan fiction.