Volume 5, Issue 2

November 2008


Barker, Martin (Editor). Editorial Introduction

Special Edition

Pagliassotti, Dru (Guest Editor – Special Edition). Beyond the Book: Contemporary Cultures of Reading – Conference Papers

Hardy, Christine. Women’s reading constructs and their impact on reading behaviours

Olivier Vanhée. Reading Harry Potter: A personal and collective experience

Steiner, Ann. Private Criticism in the Public Sphere: Personal writing on literature in readers’ reviews on Amazon

Pedersen, Sarah. Now Read This: Male and female bloggers’ recommendations for further reading

Pagliassotti, Dru. Reading Boys’ Love in the West

Huion, Patricia. Six Research Reports, Five Repertoires, One Repertoire Matrix: Talking about contemporary reading group experiences


Klinger, Barbara. Say It Again, Sam: Movie Quotation, Performance and Masculinity

Chow, Yiu Fai & Jeroen de Kloet. The Production of Locality in Global Pop – A comparative study of pop fans in the Netherlands and Hong Kong

de Bruin, Joost. Young Soap Opera Viewers and Performances of the Self


Eilean Hooper-Greenhill. Museums and Education. London: Routledge (2007) ISBN: 0415-37946-9 (pbk) pp. 231

Richard Sandell. Museums, Prejudice and the Reframing of Difference. London: Routledge (2007) ISBN: 0415-36749-2 (pbk) pp. 226

Jonathan Gray, Cornel Sandvoss and C. Lee Harrington (Eds.). Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World. New York and London: New York University Press (2007) ISBN: 978-0814731826 (pbk) pp. 432

Barker, Martin and Ernest Mathijs (Eds.). Watching The Lord of The Rings: Tolkein’s World Audiences. New York/Oxford: Peter Lang (2008) ISBN 978-0-8204-6397-1 (hbk) pp. 297