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The sacred in fantastic fandom : essays on the intersection of religion and pop culture

Author: Carole M Cusack; John W Morehead; Venetia Laura Delano Robertson
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., [2019]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this book, essayists investigate fan activities connected to books, film, and online games, such as Harry Potter-themed weddings, using The Hobbit as a sacred text, and taking on heroic roles in World of Warcraft. Popular culture is revealed to be a fertile source of religious and spiritual creativity in the contemporary world"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)1082963258
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Carole M Cusack; John W Morehead; Venetia Laura Delano Robertson
ISBN: 9781476636405 1476636400
OCLC Number: 1098034217
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: the study of fandom and religion / Carole M. Cusack and Venetia Laura Delano Robertson --
Harry Potter and the sacred text: fiction, reading, and meaning-making / Carole M. Cusack --
Doctrine and fanon: George Lindbeck, Han's gun and Sherlock's gay wedding / Rhiannon Grant --
Supernatural's Winchester gospel: a fantastic midrash / Linda Howell --
"Seizing the means of perception": the use of fiction in chaos magic and occultural fandom / Greg Conley --
Cinephany, the affective experience of the fan: a typology / Marc Joly-Corcoran --
Experiencing the sacred: the Hobbit as a holy text / Jyrki Korpua, Maria Ruotsalainen, Minna Siikilø-Laitila, Tanja Vølisalo and Irma Hirsjørvi --
Transformative souls and transformed selves: Buffy, Angel and the Daimonic tale / James Reynolds --
Until the end of the world: fans as Messianic heroes in World of warcraft / Jovi L. Geraci --
Muslim women cosplayers: intersecting religious, cultural and fan identities / Juli L. Gittinger --
Magical matrimony: romance and enchantment in Harry Potter/themed weddings / Venetia Laura Delano Robertson --
Afterword: fantastic fan conventions and transformational festivals / John W. Morehead.
Responsibility: edited by Carole M. Cusack, John W. Morehead and Venetia Laura Delano Robertson.

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A range of canonical texts - including Supernatural, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and Sherlock - are examined in this volume in terms of the pleasure and enchantment of repeated viewing. Popular culture  Read more...

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