BOBC

WIKINDX Resources

McGunnigle, Christopher: "Rule 63. Genderswapping in Female Superhero Cosplay." In: Gender and the Superhero Narrative. Hrsg. v. Michael Goodrum, Tara Prescott und Philip Smith. Jackson: Univ. Press of Mississippi, 2018, S. 144–179. 
Added by: joachim (09/24/2020 12:12:48 PM)   Last edited by: joachim (09/24/2020 12:13:02 PM)
Resource type: Book Article
Languages: English
BibTeX citation key: McGunnigle2018
Email resource to friend
View all bibliographic details
Categories: General
Keywords: Ethnography, Fandom, Gender, Superhero, USA
Creators: Goodrum, McGunnigle, Prescott, Smith
Publisher: Univ. Press of Mississippi (Jackson)
Collection: Gender and the Superhero Narrative
Views: 15/81
Attachments  
Abstract
Genderswapped characters are rarely a canonical part of a company’s intellectual property, but rather a concoction of fan creativity. However, as Rule 63 made its way around the internet, variations in its wording showed a bias in the adage’s primacy of gender. The male character and his female genderswapped version is shown to be the rule while female to male genderswapping is an often-missing corollary. Such a gendered hegemony is present not only online but also in general fan culture. This chapter interrogates the processes that underpin this and also investigates the nature of cosplay through ethnography.
  
WIKINDX 6.4.10 | Total resources: 13545 | Username: -- | Bibliography: WIKINDX Master Bibliography | Style: Comicforschung-Bibliographie Stil (CFB)


PHP execution time: 0.02395 s
SQL execution time: 0.11586 s
TPL rendering time: 0.00184 s
Total elapsed time: 0.14165 s
Peak memory usage: 1.2938 MB
Memory at close: 1.2428 MB
Database queries: 72