Cecilia Aragon - Writers in the Secret Garden

An in-depth examination of the novel ways young people support and learn from each other though participation in online fanfiction communities. In this book, Cecilia Aragon and Katie Davis provide an in-depth examination of fanfiction writers and fanfiction repositories, finding that these sites are not shallow agglomerations and regurgitations of pop culture but rather online spaces for sophisticated and informal learning. Through their participation in online fanfiction communities, young people find ways to support and learn from one another. 

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ISBN: 9780262537803
Availability: On our shelves now at one or more of our stores
Published: Mit Press - August 20th, 2019