In Search of Lost Fans: Recovering Fan Magazine Readers, 1910-1950

Lies Lanckman

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    In 1994, Jackie Stacey noted in Star Gazing: Hollywood Cinema and Female Spectatorship that “there is a history of female cinematic spectatorship which has yet to be written.”¹ Stacey attempted to remedy this particular lacuna in her own book by focusing on British women’s memories of their cinema fandom in the 1940s and 1950s, through a series of questionnaires and interviews. This chapter aims to build on Stacey’s call to action twenty years after Star Gazing and grapples with this distance in time in two ways.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationStar Attractions
    Subtitle of host publicationTwentieth-Century Movie Magazines and Global Fandom
    EditorsLies Lanckman, Tamar Jeffers McDonald
    PublisherUniversity of Iowa Press
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Print)9781609386733
    Publication statusPublished - 15 Dec 2019


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