Cosplay and the Art of Play (Heftet)

Exploring Sub-Culture Through Art

Serie: Leisure Studies in a Global Era 

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Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2020
Antall sider: 258
Forlag: Springer Nature Switzerland AG
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9783030159689
Kategori: Sosiologi
Omtale Cosplay and the Art of Play
This book is an introduction to cosplay as a subculture and community, built around playful spaces and the everyday practices of crafting costumes, identities, and performances.



Drawing on new and original ethnographic data, as well as the innovative use of arts-led research, this book adds to our understanding of a popular, global cultural practice. In turn, this pushes forward our understanding of play, fan practices, subcultures, practice-led research, and uses of urban spaces.



Cosplay and the Art of Play offers a significant addition to key contemporary debates on the meaning and uses of popular culture in the 21st century, and will be of importance to students and scholars interested in communities, fandom, identity, leisure, participatory cultures, performance, and play.

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