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:

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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 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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