Praktyka grozy i praktyki narracyjne. Creepypasta: niesamowitości (w) sieci
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PRACTICES OF THE GOTHIC AND NARRATIVE PRACTICE.CREEPYPASTA: THE OTHERWORLDINESS ON THE NET Creepypasta are “true otherworldly stories” spread on the Internet. To be more precise, these stories are characteristic of the contemporary urban folklore. They are referred to as “true stories” or “stories from life”. Their specificity consists in theircirculation (the Internet), their origins and dissemination (copy and paste), the material adapting themes from urban legends and rumors, and the preference for the fantastic and otherworldly. The article contains an analysis of the activity of “pl.creepypasta.wikia.com,”a Polish Internet portal, looking the engagement of its users in the context of the emergence of the institution of the author/editor of texts belonging to Internet folklore.
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