‘It’s a Good Job Nobody Mentioned Hedgehogs’: The Use of Narratives in Discworld Fandom

Jacob Löfgren

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This article examines the use of staged narratives in the Hogswatch celebration—acelebration of Terry Pratchett’s fictional Discworld held in November in Wincanton,Somerset. Different narratives are used in fandom as part of the process of qualiaresituation, in which the what-it-is-like of the Discworld series is conveyed in the fandomcelebration.

Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)75–92
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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