Vol 6 (2011)

"Fan Works and Fan Communities in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction," special history issue of TWC guest edited by Nancy Reagin, Pace University, and Anne Rubenstein, York University

Table of Contents


History and fandom HTML
TWC Editor
"I'm Buffy, and you're history": Putting fan studies into history HTML
Nancy Reagin, Anne Rubenstein


The fan letter correspondence of Willa Cather: Challenging the divide between professional and common reader HTML
Courtney A. Bates
"White shoes to a football match!": Female experiences of football's golden age in England HTML
Stacey Pope, John Williams
John Lennon, autograph hound: The fan-musician community in Hamburg's early rock-and-roll scene, 1960–65 HTML
Julia Sneeringer
"So oft to the movies they've been": British fan writing and female audiences in the silent cinema HTML
Lisa Rose Stead


Bowlers, ballads, bells, and blasters: Living history and fandom HTML
Mark Soderstrom
The Contraband Incident: The strange case of Marion Zimmer Bradley HTML
Catherine Coker
Textual evidence of fandom activities: The fanzine holdings at UC Riverside's Eaton Collection HTML
Regina Yung Lee
Silence in the library: Archives and the preservation of fannish history HTML
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An archive of one's own: Subcultural creativity and the politics of conservation HTML
Alexis Lothian


Excerpt from "IRL (In Real Life): The Bronze Documentary Project" HTML
Stephanie Tuszynski
A conversation with Paula Smith HTML
Cynthia W. Walker
Interview with Robert DeSimone HTML
Jen Gunnels
Interview with Sandy and Rache ("The Clucking Belles") HTML
Francesca Coppa
Interview with Rusty Hevelin HTML
Sarah Elizabeth Bewley


"Boys' love manga: Essays on the sexual ambiguity and cross-cultural fandom of the genre," edited by Antonia Levi, Mark McHarry, and Dru Pagliassotti HTML
Nele Noppe
"A comics studies reader," edited by Jeet Heer and Kent Worcester HTML
Geoffrey Long

Transformative Works and Cultures (TWC), ISSN 1941-2258, is an online-only Gold Open Access publication of the nonprofit Organization for Transformative Works copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Unported License. Contact the Editor with questions.