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Erotic Fan Fiction

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Adult fan fiction; Chanslash; Femslash; Het Fiction; Original slash; Pornographic fan fiction; Real person erotic fan fiction; Real person slash; Romantic fan fiction; Sexual fan fiction; Ship; Slash; Slash fiction; Slash ship; Smut fan fiction

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Fan fiction (fanfiction, fanfic, fic, ff) is an umbrella term for fictional texts of varying length and complexity created by fans of different types of original fictional work (e.g., novels, movies, TV series, comics, digital games) or of real persons, usually celebrities (e.g., musicians, actors, athletes, social media stars). Fan fiction uses characters, settings, and story lines from the original artwork (canonical fictional universe, or “canon” in short) or the celebrity’s real life and combines them with a fictional alternative universe. For example, protagonists who are mere friends, colleagues, or even enemies in the canon can become lovers in fan fiction. Hence, fan fiction is a derivative work based on the original...

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Döring, N. (2021). Erotic Fan Fiction. In: Lykins, A.D. (eds) Encyclopedia of Sexuality and Gender. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-59531-3_65-1

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