Inspecting the Canons

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A contemporary sequel release in the cinema, an ongoing series of books, a TV series, comic books, webseries, computer games or all of these combined? Modern commercial franchises scatter themselves across multiple mediums to engage their audiences, but they also trade on a concept of 'officialness' This paper discusses the concept of canon and how it relates to fan content.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)33-41
Number of pages9
JournalBFS Journal
Volume1
Issue number16
Publication statusPublished - 22 Sep 2016

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  • Canon
  • Megatext
  • Macrotext
  • Fantasy

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Inspecting the Canons. / Stroud, Allen.

In: BFS Journal, Vol. 1, No. 16, 22.09.2016, p. 33-41.

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Stroud, A 2016, 'Inspecting the Canons' BFS Journal, vol. 1, no. 16, pp. 33-41.
Stroud A. Inspecting the Canons. BFS Journal. 2016 Sep 22;1(16):33-41.
Stroud, Allen. / Inspecting the Canons. In: BFS Journal. 2016 ; Vol. 1, No. 16. pp. 33-41.
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