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Embodied Books

Some months ago I had the opportunity to observe a fascinating presentation about illuminated manuscripts given by James D. Fox, Head of Special Collections and University Archives at the University of Oregon. 254 more words

Librarianship

The canon becomes the paratext. Is it?

As Brooker said, ‘canon is a slippery thing’. Once Upon A Time series attracted the attention of the audience to the fairytales. Active audience, who wants to know spoilers and expand universe of the OUAT for themselves go back to fairytales. 616 more words

Participatory Culture Continued...

Another example of participatory culture within The Walking Dead is the fan fiction section of the ‘Walking Dead Forums’ (The Walking Dead Forum, 2014) in which the audience uploads personal unofficial texts such as extended stories to the series and other fans can contribute. 510 more words

Participatory Culture

It could be argued, that the expansion of the cross media text ‘The Walking Dead’ across multiple platforms, is due to the participatory culture, that is taking place on platforms of new media, such as the Internet, video-sharing websites such as YouTube and Vimeo and online forums. 320 more words