Popular Media Cultures

Fans, Audiences and Paratexts

  • Lincoln Geraghty

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Introduction: Fans and Paratexts

    1. Lincoln Geraghty
      Pages 1-14
  3. Writing in the Margins

  4. Reading between the Lines

  5. From Spoiler to Fan Activist

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 238-246

About this book


Popular Media Cultures explores the relationship between audiences and media texts, their paratexts and interconnected ephemera. Authors focus on the cultural work done by media audiences, how they engage with social media and how convergence culture impacts on the strategies and activities of popular media fans.


Fans audiences paratexts popular culture television film genre horror youth social media digital Harry Potter Holocaust media media culture politics social change utopia

Editors and affiliations

  • Lincoln Geraghty
    • 1
  1. 1.School of Media and Performing ArtsUniversity of PortsmouthUK

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