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Transformative Works and Cultures Releases No. 30

Transformative Works and Cultures has released No. 30.

This huge (12 full-length essays, five Symposium essays, and two book reviews) issue is our general issue, which comes out every September. Why so large? No print component; and TWC does not hold a backlog. Topics include the study of music in fan vids; slash; eighteenth-century prophecy; soap opera fans; Disflix; and fandom in China. We have an essay about Ginny Weasley, a close reading of a 2017 fan fic by chainofclover, and several essays on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

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Transformative Works and Cultures Releases No. 29

Transformative Works and Cultures has released No. 29, titled Fans of Color, Fandoms of Color.

The essays in this issue describe, interpret, and contextualize transformative works and practices by fans of color, about characters of color, or both. Fandoms include Harry Potter, Game of Thrones (via #DemThrones), The Walking Dead, Black Panther, and How to Get Away with Murder.

Other essays discuss K-pop, slash, parody videos, Filipino fans, and martial arts. Read More

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Transformative Works and Cultures releases No. 28

Transformative Works and Cultures has released issue number 28, our 10th anniversary issue! The essays in this issue focus on the Future of Fandom. Each issue includes articles representing theory, fannish meta, and book reviews, such as the following:

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