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Players all [electronic resource] : performances in contemporary sport / Robert E. Rinehart.

By: Rinehart, Robert E, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Drama and performance studies: Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Press, c1998Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 188 p.).ISBN: 0585023263 (electronic bk.); 9780585023267 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Sports -- Sociological aspects | Performance art | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Essays | SPORTS & RECREATION -- History | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Business Aspects | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Reference | GAMES -- Gambling -- Sports | TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Sports | Electronic booksGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Players all.DDC classification: 796 Online resources: EBSCOhost
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 Foundation -- 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).
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 139-179) and index.

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 Foundation -- 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).

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Players all by Rinehart, Robert E., ©1998
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