Aussie fans: uniquely placed in global popular culture

Celia Lam, Jackie Raphael

Research output: Book/ReportBookpeer-review


Aussie Fans explores how Australian fans react to international and local media. It offers insight into the types of media content that attract Australian fans, the organization of fan communities, and fan-producer interactions within an Australian context. Distance is an overarching theme within the book, which is explored through discussions of local and global popular culture, online and offline fan activity, and role of fandom in Australian media. With a focus on the experiences of specific fan groups and media events, the case studies in this book offer historical and contemporary commentary on the influence that distance has on the experience of fandom in Australia
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIowa City
PublisherUniversity of Iowa Press
Number of pages239
ISBN (Electronic) 9781609386580
ISBN (Print)9781609386573
Publication statusPublished - 2019

Publication series

NameFandom & culture


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