Volume 16, Issue 2

November 2019


Middlemost, Renee & Sue Turnbull. Editorial Introduction


Cañas-Bajo, Jose, Teresa Cañas-Bajo, Eleni Berki, Juri-Petri Valtanen & Pertti Saariluoma. Emotional experiences of films: Are they universal or culturally mediated?

Golub, Adam & Ashley Loup. Engaging fan cultures: What students learn when they study fans

Loges, Natasha & Terry Clark. Thinking across disciplines: Audience responses to Clara Schumann’s Dichterliebe at the Wigmore Hall

Podara, Anna, Maria Matsiola, Theodora A. Maniou & George Kalliris. Transformations of television consumption practices: An analysis on documentary viewing among post-millennials

Rendell, James. A picture is worth a thousand corpses: Audiences’ affective engagement with In the Flesh and The Walking Dead through online image practices

Schiavone, Rosa, Stijn Reijnders & Balázs Boross. Losing an imagined friend: Deriving meaning from fictional death in popular culture

Themed Section 1: Streaming and the Re-Education of the Audience

Edited by Barbara Klinger

Klinger, Barbara. Introduction: Streaming and the re-education of the audience

Horeck, Tanya. Streaming sexual violence: Binge-watching Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why

Elrod, James M. Navigating the Nebula: Audience affect, interactivity, and genre in the age of streaming TV

Zündel, Jana. Serial skipper: Netflix, binge-watching and the role of paratexts in old and new “televisions”

Zhang, Xiaoran. From Western TV sets to Chinese online streaming services: English-language TV series in mainland China

Barker, Cory. The Surprise Drop: The Cloverfield ParadoxUnREAL, and evolving patterns in streaming media distribution and reception

Verma, Neil. From the narrator’s lips to yours: Streaming, podcasting, and the risqué aesthetic of Amazon Channels

Jenner, Mareike. Control Issues: Binge-watching, channel-surfing and cultural value

Themed Section 2: Audiences, Cultures, Histories – Contexts and Comparisons

Edited by Richard Butsch

Butsch, Richard. Introduction: Audiences, cultures, histories – Contexts and comparisons

Drotner, Kirsten. Media audience practices beyond living memory: Modeling theoretical and methodological issues

Bourdon, Jerome. The Internet of Letters: Comparing epistolary and digital audiences

Oggolder, Christian. Media for the crowds: Audiences beyond dispersed masses

Jonckheere, Evelien. In search of identities: “Foreigners” in fin-de-siècle Belgian café-concerts

Maltby, Richard & Ruth Vasey. A Great Generic Conspiracy’: Classical Hollywood’s protection system

Thissen, Judith. Faith, fun and fear in the Dutch Orthodox Protestant milieu: Towards a non-cinema centred approach to Cinema History

Klien-Thomas, Hanna. Historical disjunctures and Bollywood audiences in Trinidad: Negotiations of gender and ethnic relations in cinema going

Heinze, Robert. Dialogue between absentees? Liberation radio engages its audiences, Namibia, 1978-1989

Staiger, Janet. The Audience of Perry Mason, or the Case of What People Write to Famous Authors

Asthana, Sanjay. Television, memory, and history: ‘Informal knowledge’ of Doordarshan on the Internet

Issues and debates

Greenberg, Susan L. Letter in response to Per Henningsgaard (Participations, 16.1)