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Клуб LAZARUS: идентичност и динамика в групата
LAZARUS Club: Identity and Group Dynamics

Author(s): Elena Petkova-Antonova
Subject(s): Anthropology, Social Sciences, Customs / Folklore, Cultural Anthropology / Ethnology, Culture and social structure , Social psychology and group interaction, Social differentiation, Rural and urban sociology, Sociology of Culture, Globalization, Identity of Collectives
Published by: Институт за етнология и фолклористика с Етнографски музей при БАН
Keywords: group identity; style; subculture; fandom

Summary/Abstract: Fans and their (sub)culture represent significant research field since the 1990s. This article presents the results of an ethnographic study of the Horror Writers ClubLAZARUS, conducted in Sofia. The club is an example of a fandom, united by specific fan practices and making its own fans and followers. The study presents the context of the club culture and style through the eyes of the club participants, thus widening the scope of fandom research in Bulgaria. The main research questions are related to the group dynamics and identity of the club.

  • Issue Year: 2019
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 480-490
  • Page Count: 11
  • Language: Bulgarian