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Author Baym, Nancy K.

Title Tune in, log on [electronic resource] : soaps, fandom, and online community / Nancy K. Baym.

Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 249 pages).
Series New media cultures
New media cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 231-240) and index.
Summary The work provides an introduction to on-line and audience issues through the study of an Internet soap opera fan group composed largely of women. The author shows that women can build good on-line communities, whilst welcoming male participation.
Contents Introduction : Three tales of one community -- 1. The soap opera and its audience : TV for the less intelligent? -- 2. Interpreting and comparing perspectives in the audience community -- 3. It's only a soap : criticism, creativity, and solidarity -- 4. "I think of them as friends" : interpersonal relationships in the online community -- 5. The development of individual identity -- 6. Futureflash : 5 years later -- Conclusion : Tune in tomorrow.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Television soap operas -- Social aspects -- United States.
Television soap operas -- Electronic discussion groups.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic discussion groups.
Other Form: Print version: Baym, Nancy K. Tune in, log on. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©2000 (DLC) 99006435 (OCoLC)41319855
ISBN 9781452221663 (electronic bk.)
1452221669 (electronic bk.)
9781452204710 (ebook)
1452204713 (ebook)