Absolutely Australia's Lowest Prices

Shop over 1.5 Million Toys in our Huge New Range

Performance and Professional Wrestling
By

Rating

Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

Introduction: Hamlet Doesn't Blade: Professional Wrestling, Theatre, and Performance

Broderick Chow, Eero Laine, Claire Warden

Audience Ch1 The dissipation of "heat": changing role(s) of audience in professional wrestling in the U.S. Jon Ezell Ch2 Pops and promos: speech and silence in professional wrestling Claire Warden Ch3 Playful engagements: Wrestling with the attendant masses Stephen Di Benedetto Circulation Ch4 Stadium Sized Theatre: WWE and the World of Professional Wrestling Eero Laine Ch5 Wrestling's Not Real, It's Hyperreal: Professional Wrestling Video Games Nick Ware Lucha Ch6 Don't Leave Us in the Hands of Criminals: The Contested Cultural Politics of Lucha Libre Heather Levi Ch7 Wrestling With Burlesque, Burlesquing Lucha Libre Nina Hoechtl Gender Ch8 The Impact of Women's Pro Wrestling Performances on the Transformation of Gender Keiko AIBA (Translated by Minata HARA) Ch9 "Most women train with mostly men, so why not wrestle them?" The performance and experience of intergender professional wrestling in Britain Carrie Dunn Queerness Ch10 Grappling and Ga(y)zing: Gender, Sexuality and Performance in the WWE debuts of Goldust and Marlena Janine Bradbury Ch11 'King of the ring, and queen of it too': the exotic masculinity of Adrian Street Stephen Greer Ch12 "Gold-dust": Ricki Starr's Ironic Performances of the Queer Commodity in Popular Entertainment Laura Katz Rizzo Bodies Ch13 Muscle Memory: Re-enacting the fin-de-siecle Strongman in Pro Wrestling Broderick D.V. Chow Ch14 The Hard Sell; The Performance of Pain in Professional Wrestling Jamie Lewis Hadley Race Ch15 "Tell Them It's What Their Grandfathers Got": Racial Violence in Southern Professional Wrestling Charles Hughes Ch16 Grappling with the "New Racism:" Race, Ethnicity, and Post-Colonialism in British Wrestling during the 1970s and 1980s Nicholas Porter Ch17 Some Moments of Flag Desecration in Professional Wrestling Morgan Daniels Epilogue: The Game of Life Sharon Mazer Bibliography Index

About the Author

Broderick Chow is a Lecturer in Theatre at Brunel University London, and an active performance practitioner. Eero Laine is Visiting Assistant Professor of Theatre at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. Claire Warden is a Senior Lecturer in Drama at De Montfort University.

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Performance and Professional Wrestling on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond Retail Limited.
Back to top