Historical Reenactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn

Historical Reenactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn

by I. McCalman
     
 

Since the late 1700s new forms of visual entertainment have tried to simulate the details of nature: reenactment has now become the most widely-consumed form of popular history. This book engages with the quest for definition and appropriate delimitation of reenactment as well as questions about the relationship between realism and affect.  See more details below

Overview

Since the late 1700s new forms of visual entertainment have tried to simulate the details of nature: reenactment has now become the most widely-consumed form of popular history. This book engages with the quest for definition and appropriate delimitation of reenactment as well as questions about the relationship between realism and affect.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230576124
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date:
01/20/2010
Series:
Re-Enactment History
Edition description:
2010
Pages:
229
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

IAIN MCCALMAN is Professorial Research Fellow and ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Sydney, Australia

PAUL PICKERING is Senior Fellow and Convener of Graduate Studies at the Humanities Research Centre, Australia National University, Australia

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