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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Stromberg, Peter G.
Caught in play.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2009
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Peter G Stromberg
|ISBN:||9780804761109 0804761108 9780804761116 0804761116|
|Description:||xii, 218 pages ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Caught up in the game --
Romantic realism --
Romanticism and the birth of consumer culture --
Looking under the hood --
Meta-action (the bird's-eye view) --
Romance and the romantic --
Play and agency in legal drug use --
The oscillation between boredom and stimulation --
Entertainment and our understanding of the self.
|Responsibility:||Peter G. Stromberg.|
"Overall, Stromberg's cleverly argued case for becoming caught up as a cognitive process is quite convincing, and casting play and ritual as forms of becoming caught up offers new avenues of