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Linguistic Capital and Development Capital in a Network of Cultural Producers: Mutually Valuing Peer Groups in the ‘Interactive Fiction’ Retrogaming Scene (2015)
Journal Article
Allington, D. (2016). Linguistic Capital and Development Capital in a Network of Cultural Producers: Mutually Valuing Peer Groups in the ‘Interactive Fiction’ Retrogaming Scene. Cultural Sociology, 10(2), 267-286. https://doi.org/10.1177/1749975515598333

© The Author(s) 2015. This article reports on a mixed-methods study of the cultural valuing of ‘interactive fiction’ or ‘text adventure games’: a formerly commercial videogame genre sometimes associated with electronic literature but here argued to b... Read More about Linguistic Capital and Development Capital in a Network of Cultural Producers: Mutually Valuing Peer Groups in the ‘Interactive Fiction’ Retrogaming Scene.

Networks of value in electronic music: SoundCloud, London, and the importance of place (2015)
Journal Article
Allington, D., Dueck, B., & Jordanous, A. (2015). Networks of value in electronic music: SoundCloud, London, and the importance of place. Cultural Trends, 24(3), 211-222. https://doi.org/10.1080/09548963.2015.1066073

While recent debate has often focused on a reified “cultural value” (whether opposed to or aligned with monetary value), this article treats “value” as a verb and investigates the acts of valuing in which people engage. Through ethnographic research... Read More about Networks of value in electronic music: SoundCloud, London, and the importance of place.

Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss and the troubled symbolic production of a Man Booker prizewinner (2014)
Book Chapter
Allington, D. (2014). Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss and the troubled symbolic production of a Man Booker prizewinner. In O. P. Dwivedi, & L. Lau (Eds.), Indian Writing in English and the Global Literary Marketplace, 119-139. Palgrave Macmillan

Extract in lieu of an abstract: Kiran Desai’s second novel, The Inheritance of Loss, was published by Penguin subsidiaries in India and North America in January 2006, and seven months later in the UK by Hamish Hamilton, a Penguin imprint. That sam... Read More about Kiran Desai’s The Inheritance of Loss and the troubled symbolic production of a Man Booker prizewinner.