Posts Tagged: Sherlock
In the driest language possible, I would say that fan fiction successfully undermines the traditional American heteronormative dynamic in ways that can’t be undone. In wetter language, fan fiction sexualizes. It’s transgressive because it suggests the possibility of the erotic. It’s political, because it complicates power structures.
Excellent news: Your X-rated Sherlock/Watson slashfic now has the blessing of the American legal system!
Well, sort of. A US district court has ruled that, with the exception of a few stories published after 1923, the material from Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes series is in the public domain....more