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Rome Season TwoTrial and Triumph$
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Monica Cyrino

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9781474400275

Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: January 2016

DOI: 10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400275.001.0001

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Slashing Rome

Slashing Rome

Season Two Rewritten in Online Fanfiction

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Rome Season Two

Amanda Potter

Edinburgh University Press

The chapter, “Slashing Rome: Season Two Rewritten in Online Fanfiction,” by Amanda Potter, analyzes the extensive level of fan engagement with the second season of the series Rome in the creation of online fanfiction. The chapter illuminates how in the world of online fanfiction, the primary focus is on creating sexual relationships between the characters on a series. The chapter also demonstrates how online fanfiction based on historically themed series initiates a new category that merges with existing categories such as slash and crossover.

Keywords:   Rome, fans, fanfiction, slash, crossover

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