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Victor Turner and contemporary cultural performance

Author: Graham St John
Publisher: New York : Berghahn Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Upon the 25th anniversary of his passing, this collection addresses the wide application of Victor Turner's thought to cultural performance in the early 21st century. From anthropology, sociology,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Victor Turner and contemporary cultural performance.
New York : Berghahn Books, 2008
(OCoLC)846104400
Named Person: Victor W Turner; Edith L B Turner; Victor Turner; Victor Witter Turner
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham St John
ISBN: 9781845454623 1845454626
OCLC Number: 180755123
Description: ix, 358 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Victor Turner and Contemporary Cultural Performance: An Introduction / Graham St. John --
1. Toward a Unified Theory of Cultural Performance: A Reconstructive Introduction to Victor Turner / J. Lowell Lewis --
2. The Ritualization of Performance (Studies) / Jan Maxwell --
3. Performing "Sorry Business": Reconciliation and Redressive Action / Michael Cohen, Paul Dwyer and Laura Ginters --
4. Liminality in Media Studies: From Everyday Life to Media Events / Mihai Coman --
5. Social Drama in a Mediatized World: The Racist Murder of Stephen Lawrence / Simon Cottle --
6. Modern Sports: Liminal Ritual or Liminoid Leisure? / Sharon Rowe --
7. Trance Tribes and Dance Vibes : Victor Turner and Electronic Dance Music Culture / Graham St. John --
8. Backpacking as a Contemporary Rite of Passage: Victor Turner and Youth Travel Practices / Amie Matthews --
9. Walking to Hill End with Victor Turner: A Theater-Making Immersion Event / Gerard Boland --
10. Of Ordeals and Operas: Reflexive Ritualizing at the Burning Man Festival / Lee Gilmore --
11. "Shopping For A Self': Pilgrimage, Identity-Formation, and Retail Therapy / Carole M. Cusack and Justine Digance --
12. Turner Meets Gandhi: Pilgrimage, Ritual and the Diffusion of Nonviolent Direct Action / Sean Scalmer --
13. Dramas, Fields, and "Appropriate Education":The Ritual Process, Contestation, and Cornrnunitas for Parents of Special-Needs Children / Margi Nowak --
14. An Interview with Edith Turner / Matthew Engelke --
15. Woman/women in "the Discourse of Man"; Edie Turner and Victor Turner's Language of the Feminine / Barbara A. Babcock --
16. Faith and Social Science: Contrasting Victor and Edith Turner's Analyses of Spiritual Realities / Douglas Ezzy --
17. Challenging the Boundaries of Experience, Performance, and Consciousness; Edith Turner's Contributions to the Turnerian Project / Jill Dubisch.
Responsibility: edited by Graham St. John.
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This volume is a wonderful way in rethinking Turner through the lens of our increasingly digitalized and mediated world.A" * JRAI

 
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