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Lane, Kathryn E.

Age of the Geek

Lane, Kathryn E. - Age of the Geek, ebook

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Table of contents

1. How Was the Nerd or Geek Born?
Kathryn E. Lane

Part I. What Did You Call Me?: Defining Geekdom

2. A Nerd, a Geek, and a Hipster Walk into a Bar
Jessica Bodner

3. Mediagasms, Ironic Nerds, and Mainstream Geeks: A Multimethodological Ideographic Cluster Analysis of <Nerd> and <Geek> on Twitter
Steven S. Vrooman, Tiffiny Sia, Michael Czuchry, Christopher Bollinger

4. Changing Faces: Exploring Depictions of Geeks in Various Texts
Kathleen M. Earnest

Part II. In or Out?: Defending Nerddom

5. Geek Metafiction: Nerds, Footnotes, and Intertextuality
Bernardo Bueno

6.
Ich Bin Ein Nerd!: Geek Identity in Insider and Outsider Media
Jessica Stanley Neterer

7. Geek Is the New Jock: The Relationship Between Geek Culture and Sports
Łukasz Muniowski

8. Geeking Out and Hulking Out: Toward an Understanding of Marvel Fan Communities
Peter Cullen Bryan

Part III. I Saw It on TV: Depictions of “Other” Nerd/Geek Stereotypes on Television

9. How Is It Okay to Be a Black Nerd?
Johnathan Charles Flowers

10. That Geek Look: Beauty and the Female Geek Body
Lauren Rocha

11. Modern Nerd: Alex Dunphy and Growing Up Geeky in Modern Family

Alissa Burger

Part IV. I Am A Nerd!: Depictions of the Nerd/Geek Stereotype on Film

12. From Zero to Hero and Back Again: Nerd Nobodies, Magic Makeovers, and the Power of the American Dream in Four Teen Films
Jennifer Rachel Dutch

13. The Geek as Rake: Roving Masculinity in Contemporary Film
K. Brenna Wardell

14. The Horror of the Geek: The Geek Archetype in Slasher Film
Sotiris Petridis

15. Survival of the Smartest?
Kathryn E. Lane

Keywords: Cultural and Media Studies, Popular Culture, American Culture, Culture and Gender, Genre, Media and Communication

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2018
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Art, Art History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319657448
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-65743-1

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