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Still kissing their posters goodnight: Female fandom and the politics of popular music

@inproceedings{Anderson2012StillKT,
  title={Still kissing their posters goodnight: Female fandom and the politics of popular music},
  author={Tonya Anderson},
  year={2012}
}
Through an ethnographic investigation of adult female fans of '80s heart throbs Duran Duran, this article will explore the motivations and complications inherent in women's lifelong participation in pop music fandom. Finding that adult female pop fans experience a euphoric empowerment from performing the same fannish activities they did as teens, this article will consider how continued involvement in a fandom discovered in one's teenhood may be appealing because it approximates a 'reclaimed… Expand
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