We are very happy to announce the publication of the first articles presenting our research results. In the current issue of Participations – Journal of Audience & Reception Studies (volume 13, issue 2) there are no less than three articles based on the Finnish and Nordic research data written by our team members:
- Hirsjärvi, Irma, Kovala, Urpo & Ruotsalainen, Maria. Patterns of reception in Denmark, Finland, and Sweden: In search of interpretive communities. (PDF file)
- Koistinen, Aino-Kaisa, Ruotsalainen, Maria, Välisalo, Tanja. The World Hobbit Project in Finland: Audience responses and transmedial user practices. (PDF file)
- Korpua, Jyrki. Finnish audience responses to myth and mythology in The Hobbit: Connections between J R R Tolkien’s fiction and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit film series. (PDF file)
This issue of Participations has a whole themed section of articles based on The World Hobbit Project – intriguing reading for Christmas time!