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Aja Romano

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Culture Reporter — Vox

Culture reporter @voxdotcom. Formerly @DailyDot. Arthur/Eames shipper. Non sequitur Harry Potter ranter. Strong horror movie opinions! Tw art by Thomas Baas

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Jun 28, 2017

@bogo_lode i imagine she's aware of it but participation is unlikely imo due to time constraints re the massive amount of media she has to consume.

Jun 28, 2017

HP fandom has always evolved and adapted the values of HP to the current political moment. That's huge; the opposite of reducing its power.

Jun 28, 2017

Her argument that "trying to make it a mere instrument of politics has a way of reducing its power as literature" ignores what HP fandom is.

Jun 28, 2017

She was a private fan, so she doesn't have the decades of experiencing HP as a collective communal interpretation, as so many of us do

Jun 28, 2017

Rosenberg basically acknowledges this even as she's expressing discomfort. I think what she's really uncomfortable with is fan ownership.

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