1st Edition

The Routledge Handbook of Reenactment Studies
Key Terms in the Field




ISBN 9781138333994
Published December 19, 2019 by Routledge
264 Pages

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Book Description

The Routledge Handbook of Reenactment Studies provides the first overview of significant concepts within reenactment studies. The volume includes a co-authored critical introduction and a comprehensive compilation of key term entries contributed by leading reenactment scholars from Europe, North America, and Australia. Well into the future, this wide-ranging reference work will inform and shape the thinking of researchers, teachers, and students of history and heritage and memory studies, as well as cultural studies, film, theater and performance studies, dance, art history, museum studies, literary criticism, musicology, and anthropology.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Acknowledgments

List of Key Terms

Introduction

Archive

Art

Authenticity

Battle

Body and Embodiment

Conjecture

Corroboration

Dark Tourism

Documentary

Emotion

Evidence

Experience

Experimental Archeology

Expertise and Amateurism

Forensic Architecture

Gaming

Gender

Gesture

Hajj

Heritage

Historically Informed Performance

History of the Field

Indigeneity

Living History

Martyrdom

Material Culture

Mediality

Memory and Commemoration

Mimesis

Mitzvah and Memorialization

Narrative

Nostalgia

Objects

Pageant

Performance and Performativity

Pilgrimage

Play

Practices of Authenticity

Practices of Reenactment

Production of Historical Meaning

Realism

Representation

Ritual

Role-Play

Suffering

Trauma

Bibliography

Index

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Editor(s)

Biography

Vanessa Agnew is a Professor in the English Department at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, and a Senior Fellow in the Humanities Research Centre at the Australian National University, Australia.

Jonathan Lamb is the Andrew W. Mellon Professor of the Humanities at Vanderbilt University, United States.

Juliane Tomann is Head of the Imre Kertesz Kolleg’s research area History in the Public Sphere at Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.