perzine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of personal +‎ zine

Noun[edit]

perzine (plural perzines)

  1. A personal zine, one that deals with issues directly related to its author.
    • 2002, Johan Fornäs, Digital borderlands
      Disgruntled housewife is a perzine in Web format.
    • 2009, John D. H. Downing, Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media (page 566)
      This is not to say that the only zines that matter are perzines. In general, the zine seems more interested in the lived relationship of the individual zine writer to the world.

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