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Author Rinehart, Robert E., 1951-

Title Players all : performances in contemporary sport / Robert E. Rinehart.

Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1998.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  306.483 R472p    ---  Available
Description xvi, 188 p. ; 25 cm.
Series Drama and performance studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-179) and index.
Contents Sport as performance : setting the stage -- Dropping hierarchies : toward the study of a contemporary sporting avant-garde -- Sport as kitsch : a case study of The American gladiators -- Sport as avant-garde : a case study of the World Wrestling Federation -- Sport as epiphanic marker : a case study of Super Bowl XXVI -- Sport as postmodern construction : a case study of paintball -- Sport as constructed audience : a case study of ESPN's The eXtreme games -- Sport as postmodern tourism : warp speed in Barcelona (olympism, ideology, and experience).
Subject Sports -- Sociological aspects.
Performance art.
ISBN 0253212235 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253334268 (alk. paper)

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