Planet Cosplay : an Interdisciplinary Investigation into the Global Practice of Costume Play. (eBook, 2018) [WorldCat.org]
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Planet Cosplay : an Interdisciplinary Investigation into the Global Practice of Costume Play.

Author: Paul Mountfort; Anne Peirson-Smith; Adam Geczy
Publisher: Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book examines cosplay from a set of groundbreaking disciplinary approaches, highlighting the latest and emerging discourses around this popular cultural practice. Planet Cosplay is authored by widely published scholars in this field, examining the central aspects of cosplay ranging from sources and sites to performance and play, from sex and gender to production and consumption. Topics discussed include the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Mountfort, Paul.
Planet Cosplay : An Interdisciplinary Investigation into the Global Practice of Costume Play.
Bristol : Intellect Books Ltd, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Mountfort; Anne Peirson-Smith; Adam Geczy
ISBN: 1783209585 9781783209583
OCLC Number: 1080434017
Description: 1 online resource (310 pages)
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I: Critical Practice; Chapter 1: Cosplay as Citation; Chapter 2: Cosphotography and Fan Capital; Chapter 3: Cosplay at Armageddon; Part II: Ethnographies; Chapter 4: Cos/play; Chapter 5: Cosplay Sites; Chapter 6: Cos/creation; Part III: Provocations; Chapter 7: Proto-Cosplay; Chapter 8: Cosgender/Cosqueer; Chapter 9: Cosporn; Conclusion: Cosplay Futures; Index; Back Cover

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Planet Cosplay is authored by widely published scholars in this field, examining the central aspects of cosplay ranging from sources and sites to performance and play, from sex and gender to  Read more...

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