Overview:Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences - At the intersection of sport, entertainment and performance, wrestling occupies a unique position in British popular culture. This is the first book to offer a detailed historical and cultural analysis of British professional wrestling, exploring the shifting popularity of the sport as well as its wider social significance.Arguing that the history of professional wrestling can help us understand key themes in sport, culture and performance that span the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, it addresses topics such as: attitudes towards violence, representations of masculinity, the media and celebrity culture, consumerism and globalisation. By drawing on a variety of intellectual traditions and disciplines, the book explores the role of power in the development of popular cultural forms, the ways in which history structures the present, and the manner in which audiences construct identity and meaning through sport. Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences is fascinating reading for all students and researchers with an interest in media and cultural studies, histories and sociologies of sport, or performance studies.

This book is on page /0fb06c92acf561788291222b8bb2eff7/book/1603725649-9780367894085. It was written by the following authors: Benjamin Litherland. Book Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences, which can be read online, published by the company: Taylor & Francis Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Society, History, Education, Sports Books, Politics. The book was published on 2019-12-06 00:00:00. It has 192 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 354 g. File for download Wrestling in Britain: Sporting Entertainments, Celebrity and Audiences has PDF format and is called wrestling-in-britain-sporting-entertainments-celebrity-and-audiences.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our poumm.fr site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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