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Simulation and pleasure in participatory reenactment performance

Nevitt, L. (2008) Simulation and pleasure in participatory reenactment performance. In: Annual Conference of the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA), University of Leeds, UK, September 2008. Available from: http://eprints.uwe.ac.uk/11141

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Paper exploring the performative and ideological implications of immersive participation in historical re-enactment, with a particular focus on the re-enactment of violent encounters such as battles. Examples discussed included the Sealed Knot, the Royal Armouries museum, and the Society for Creative Anachronism.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:Dr Nevitt no longer works for the University of the West of England. If you wish to contact her in connection with this research please email eprints@uwe.ac.uk and we will forward your request on to her.
Uncontrolled Keywords:battle reenactment, participatory performance, heritage, nationhood
Faculty/Department:Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education
ID Code:11141
Deposited By: G. Brown
Deposited On:23 Aug 2010 10:22
Last Modified:02 Dec 2016 13:17

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