Slash bibliography

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Below is a partial list of news articles, academic papers, books, journal articles and web sources that deal with slash.

  • Alexander , A., & Harris, C. (Eds.). (1998). Theorizing Fandom: Fans, Subculture and Identity. Hampton: Hampton Press.
  • Alstrom, C. (2003, September 29). The steamy side of slash fiction: For many teenage girls, writing about pop culture figures is a way to examine issues of sex and sexuality. Calgary Herald, p. OS03.
  • Bacon-Smith, C. (1992). Enterprising Women: Television Fandom and the Creation of Popular Myth. Pittsburg: University of Pennsylvania Press.
  • Barthes, Roland. The Pleasure of the Text. Tr. Richard Miller. New York: Hill and Wang, 1975
  • Baym, Nancy K. Tune In, Log on: Soaps, Fandom, and Online Community. Thousand Oaks: Sage, 2000.
  • Boese, Christine. "The Ballad of the Internet Nutball: Chaining Rhetorical Visions from the Margins of the Margins to the Mainstream in the Xenaverse." Online 26 March 2003. Available:
  • Braudy, Leo. "Popular Culture and Personal Time." The Yale Review. Summer 1982: 481-98.
  • Cherny, L., & Weise, E. R. (Eds.). (1996). Wired women : gender and new realities in cyberspace. Seattle: Seal press.
  • Cicioni, Mirna. "Male Pair-Bonds and Female Desire in Fan Slash Writing," in Harris, Cheryl, ed. Theorizing Fandom: Fans, Subculture and Identity. Cresskill, NY: Hampton Press. 1998.
  • Clerc, Susan. "Estrogen Brigades and 'Big Tits' Threads: Media Fandom Online and Off," in Cherny, Lynn and Elizabeth Reba Weise, eds. Wired Women: Gender and New Realities in Cyberspace. Seattle: Seal Press, 1996.
  • Cumberland, Sharon. Private Uses of Cyberspace: Women, Desire, and Fan Culture MIT Media-in-Transition Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 8, 1999.
  • De Certeau, Michel. The Practice of Everyday Life. (This is the one that Jenkins cites to get his term textual poaching, but there's a lot more interesting and relevant fan fic stuff in this one beyond what Jenkins cites).
  • Dery, Mark. "Slashing the Borg: Resistance is Fertile." 21 *C: Scanning the Future 4 (1996): 74-76.
  • Early, F. H., & Kennedy, K. (Eds.). (2003). Athena's daughters : television's new women warriors. Syracuse, N.Y: Syracuse University Press.
  • Fan Fiction Critics Association. 6 Apr. 2006 <>.
  • Farmer, Malcolm, and Jeff Prucher. "SF Fandom Citations." Oxford English Dictionary's Science Fiction Words Site. 5 Apr. 2006 <>.
  • Fiedler, Leslie. "Home As Heaven, Home as Hell." What Was Literature? Class Culture and Mass Society. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1982.
  • Green, Shoshanna, et al. "Normal Female Interest in Men Bonking: Selections from The Terra Nostra Underground and Strange Bedfellows," in Harris, Cheryl, ed. Theorizing Fandom: Fans, Subculture and Identity. Cresskill, NY: Hampton Press. 1998.
  • Harmon, A. (1997, August 18). In TV's dull summer days, plots take wing on the Net.. New York Times, p. A1.
  • Hellekson, Karen, and Kristina Busse. Fan Fiction and Fan Communities in the Age of the Internet New Essays. Jefferson, N.C: McFarland & Co., 2006.
  • Jenkins, H. (1992). Textual Poachers: Television Fans & Participatory Culture. Boston: Routledge.
  • Kort, M. (1999, March 2). Xena Cyberprincess. The Advocate. Retrieved October 18, 2002, from
  • "History of Slash." <>
  • Langley, KS. "Comments on "History of Fan Fiction"." E-mail to 31 Dec. 2001.
  • Sabucco, V. (2003). Guided fan fiction : Western 'readings' of Japanese homosexual-themed texts. In C. Berry, F. Martin, & A. Yue (Eds.), Mobile cultures : new media in queer Asia. Durham: new media in queer Asia.
  • Sloan, D. "Slashers of Silicon Valley." The Fanfic Symposium. 28 Apr. 2005 <>.
  • Verba, J. M. (1996). Boldly Writing, A Trekker Fan and Zine History, 1967-1987. Minnetonka: FTL Publications.
  • Wakefield, S. R. (2001). 'YOUR SISTER IN ST. SCULLY': An Electronic Community of Female Fans of The X-Files. Journal of Popular Film and Television . Retrieved October 18, 2002, from
  • Yearwood, E. (2002, February 14). Not content to simply daydream, an increasing number of young music fans are writing their favourite celebrities into unauthorized fictional stories which are posted on the net. Canadian Press Newswire. Retrieved September 27, 2002, from

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