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Smith on Jenkins, \u27Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture\u27


Textual Poachers: Television Fans and Participatory Culture by Henry Jenkins. New York: Routledge, 1992. viii + 343 pp. 95.00(cloth),ISBN978βˆ’0βˆ’415βˆ’90571βˆ’8;95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-90571-8; 38.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-415-90572-5. In Textual Poachers, Henry Jenkins examines the underground world of the media fandom, people who create fiction, artwork, and other forms of expression based on television shows. Drawing on a rich theoretical background with sources ranging from feminist literary criticism to cultural anthropology, Jenkins applies and adapts Michel de Certeau\u27s model of poaching, in which an audience appropriates a text for itself. Taking a stand against the stereotypical portrayal of fans as obsessive nerds who are out of touch with reality, he demonstrates that fans are pro-active constructors of an alternative culture using elements poached and reworked from the popular media

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