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Theme Park Fandom : Spatial Transmedia, Materiality, and Participatory Cultures. / Williams, Rebecca.

Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2019. (Transmedia).

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Williams, R. (2019). Theme Park Fandom: Spatial Transmedia, Materiality, and Participatory Cultures. (Transmedia). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.

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Williams R. Theme Park Fandom: Spatial Transmedia, Materiality, and Participatory Cultures. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2019. (Transmedia).

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Williams, Rebecca. / Theme Park Fandom : Spatial Transmedia, Materiality, and Participatory Cultures. Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, 2019. (Transmedia).

BibTeX

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title = "Theme Park Fandom: Spatial Transmedia, Materiality, and Participatory Cultures",
abstract = "This book argues that serious study of theme parks and their adult fans has much to tell us about contemporary transmediality and convergence, themed and immersive spaces, and audience relationships with places of meaning. Considering the duopoly of Disney and Universal in Orlando, the book explores a range of theme park experiences from planning trips, meeting characters, eating and drinking, and memorialising lost attractions. Highlighting key themes such as immersion, materiality, cultural distinctions, and self-identity, the book argues that theme parks are a crucial site for the exploration of transmediality and the development of para-texts, offering a space for analysis of the intersections between fandom, media texts, and merchandise, as well as fans’ own affective and physical responses to visiting the parks.",
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RIS

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