Postmodern Ludergies: Theorizing Participatory Theatre Events as Folk Play

Mark Gowers

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Original languageEnglish
QualificationPh.D.
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Cohen, Matthew, Supervisor
  • Bratton, Jacky, Advisor
Award date1 Aug 2013
Publication statusUnpublished - 4 Jul 2013

Keywords

  • mumming
  • murder mystery theatre
  • Tony and Tina's Wedding
  • efficacy and entertainment
  • folk drama
  • folk play
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Fandom
  • emergent community
  • folklore
  • Jean-Luc Nancy
  • Mohonk Murder Mystery
  • audience participation
  • postmodern ludergy
  • community making
  • surplus belief
  • performative contradiction
  • paradox of play
  • community theatre

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