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

Author: Johan Huizinga
Publisher: Kettering, OH : Angelico Press, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Johan Huizinga
ISBN: 1621389995 9781621389996 9781621389989 1621389987
OCLC Number: 983118848
Notes: Reprint of the edition published: London : Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1949, in the series: International library of sociology and social reconstruction (Routledge & Kegan Paul).
Description: 220 pages ; 23 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.
Other Titles: Homo ludens.
Responsibility: Johan Huizinga.


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