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Homo ludens : a study of the play-element in culture

Author: Johan Huizinga
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, [1955] ©1950
Series: Beacon paperbacks, 15.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johan Huizinga
ISBN: 0807046817 9780807046814
OCLC Number: 183725
Description: 220 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Nature and significance of play as a cultural phenomenon --
The play-concept as expressed in language --
Play and contest as civilizing functions --
Play and law --
Play and war --
Playing and knowing --
Play and poetry --
The elements of mythopoiesis --
Play-forms in philosophy --
Play-forms in art --
Western civilization Sub Specie Ludi --
The play-element in contemporary civilization.
Series Title: Beacon paperbacks, 15.
Other Titles: Homo ludens.
Responsibility: Johan Huizinga.

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