Inspecting the Canons

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Abstract

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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Keywords

  • Canon
  • Megatext
  • Macrotext
  • Fantasy

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