Fandom, public, commons

  • Mel Stanfill University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Keywords: Fan community, Fan fiction, Fan vid

Abstract

Fans, by creating for a public, also create a public: in producing for a community, they create one. Kindle Worlds and other attempts to monetize fan labor are problematic because the producer is attempting to invent a new mode at the expense of such fannish traditions.
Published
2013-09-15
Section
Symposium