Circus as multimodal discourse : performance, meaning, and ritual / Paul BouissacMaterial type: TextPublication details: London : Bloomsbury, 2012Description: 216 s. : illISBN:
- 791.3 23/swe
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Circus performances as rituals: participative ethnography -- The textility of circus acts: disentangling cognition and pleasure -- Magic in the ring -- Horses which speak, count, and laugh -- Steeds and symbols: multimodal metaphors -- The staging of actions: heroes, anti-heroes, and animal actors -- Circus animals as symbols, actors, and persons -- Dancing with tigers, lying with lions: translating biology into art -- Clowns at work: a socio-critical discourse -- The imaginary circus -- Ideology and politics in the circus ring -- The post-animal circus.