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The Survival of Soap OperaTransformations for a New Media Era$
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Sam Ford, Abigail De Kosnik, and C. Lee Harrington

Print publication date: 2010

Print ISBN-13: 9781604737165

Published to University Press of Mississippi: March 2014

DOI: 10.14325/mississippi/9781604737165.001.0001

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Fan Site Moderator Queeneve on fan Activity Around and Against Soaps

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The Survival of Soap Opera

Abigail de Kosnik

University Press of Mississippi

This chapter presents QueenEve’ views about the role of soap fan communities in resisting the direction of their shows and providing greater pleasure for fans through community online interaction. QueenEve is a pseudonym of a career professional and soap opera fan who has moderated and/or founded several popular soap communities online.

Keywords:   soap operas, daytime television, soap fan communities, online communities, online interactions

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