Fan fiction tends to foreground the communal: it depends on the interaction between readers and writers, and it often creates its own infrastructures, all of which throw into relief fan fiction’s social features. I’d even go so far as to say that studying fan fiction allows us to observe all of writings’ social and contextual aspects in an exemplary environment.

Busse, Kristina. 2017. Framing Fan Fiction: Literary and Social Practices in Fan Fiction Communities. Iowa City: University Of Iowa Press.
Framing Fanfiction