publication . Part of book or chapter of book . 2015

Przepisać kulturę, czyli napisać slash

Aleksandra Szymił;
Open Access Polish
  • Published: 01 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
  • Country: Poland
Abstract
‘Fanfiction’ is a term used for amateur, non-commercial stories written by fans, which relate to specific texts of culture. In my paper I make an attempt to analyze a special type of fanfiction, that is ‘slash’. Several academics identify this genre with pornography, because it includes a plenty of short texts focusing on erotic scenes. There are also many long stories among them with complex plots arranged only to depict a sexual fetish that confirm this view. However, other researchers claim that the most important context for fanfiction is heterosexual romance, not porn. It is a popular strategy in fics to rewrite plots taken from romantic comedies, harlequin...
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