Publication details [#60404]

Jones, Rodney H. 2015. Generic intertextuality in online social activism: The case of the It Gets Better project. Language in Society 44 (3) : 317–339.
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Cambridge University Press


This paper underlines the potential of new online storytelling practices, like generic intertextuality (here in It Gets Better videos), for social activism, and defies ideas that new media add to the loss of regular narrative traditions.