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Renaissance festivals: merrying the past and present 1 edition

Renaissance festivals
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans

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Renaissance festivals
merrying the past and present
Kimberly Tony Korol-Evans.

Published 2009 by McFarland & Company in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This is an ethnographic study of contemporary American Renaissance fairs, focusing on the Maryland Renaissance Festival, in which participants recreate sixteenth-century England through performances of theater, combat-at-arms, processions, street hawking, and meticulously faithful historical reconstructions"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

Seeking the new in the old : the contemporary American Renaissance festival
Carnival setting, cultural work
A stroll through the sensescape of the MDRF
Living history at the MDRF : performing embodied knowledge
Historical elaboration : a royal day in revel grove
Performers, patrons, and playtrons : interactions and interfaces in the intrastice
Afterword: the beer is in the pick-up truck ; or, put down the accent, step away from the character and nobody gets hurt!

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
394/.60973
Library of Congress
GV1835.5 .K67 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23397635M
ISBN 13
9780786440146
LC Control Number
2009022107
OCLC/WorldCat
318421156

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