Popular fiction 1984-1985

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Gunnar Hansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Arne Fredholm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Description:

Interviews have been made with persons who have visited shops for used popular fiction. The first interview contains questions on reading, other media habits and some background factors. After this the interviewed person was given the task to read a special book with popular fiction and after this to be interviewed again. As thanks for participation the interviewed person received ten books, six of them popular fiction. After some time a follow-up interview was made over telephone where among other things was asked which of the ten books had been read and what the opinion of them was.

Subject area:

media, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Humanities and the Arts, General Literary studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Responsible department/unit:

University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Gunnar Hansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Arne Fredholm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0130

Description:

Interviews have been made with persons who have visited shops for used popular fiction. The first interview contains questions on reading, other media habits and some background factors. After this the interviewed person was given the task to read a special book with popular fiction and after this to be interviewed again. As thanks for participation the interviewed person received ten books, six of them popular fiction. After some time a follow-up interview was made over telephone where among other things was asked which of the ten books had been read and what the opinion of them was.

Language:

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated:

1984-01-01 — 1985-01-01

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

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Population:

Individuals visiting shops for used popular fiction

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Funding:

Swedish Council for Research in the Humanitie and Social Sciences

Subject area:

media, leisure, tourism and sport (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Humanities and the Arts, General Literary studies (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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Hansson, G. (1987) Läsning av populärfiktion. In Carlsson, U. (ed.), Forskning om populärkultur, Göteborg: NORDICOM-Sverige.

Hansson, G. (1990) Not a day without a book. On the reading of popular fiction. SPIEL: Siegener Periodicum zur Internationalen Empirischen Literaturwissenschaft, Jg. 9.

Hansson, G. (1988) Inte en dag utan en bok. Om läsning av populärfiktion, Linköping Studies in Arts and Science 30. Linköping: Tema Kommunikation. ISBN: 9178703999
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Popular fiction 1984-1985

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Gunnar Hansson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Arne Fredholm - University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 1984 — 1985

Data collector: University of Gothenburg, Department of Comparative Literature

Source of the data: Population group

Variables:

300

Number of individuals/objects:

96

Published: 1986-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06