Release:2019, Vol. 5. №3(19)
About the author:Petrov Vladimir V., Postgraduate Student, Department of Russian and Foreign Literature, University of Tyumen; email@example.com; ORCID: 0000-0003-3330-3713
Abstract:This article studies the problem of creating readers’ identity by the participants of interpretive communities joined around adaptations (fanfiction) of the Russian classical literature. In sociology and cultural studies, the researchers pay attention to the fact that in the active readers’ online communities, the boundaries of authorship are difficult to determine, which requires using the philological methods of text analysis. The research subject is the individual strategies of the transformation of Russian classics in the English-language readers’ texts (fics). The comprehensive analysis of these texts allows us to scrutinize the perception of the Russian classics in transcultural online communities. For the first time, the author’s identity in fanfiction is considered through literary commentary on the texts. The research goal is to highlight authorial strategies of interpreting Russian classics in fanfiction texts.
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