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The Resource Playing dead : mock trauma and folk drama in staged high school drunk-driving tragedies, Montana Miller

Playing dead : mock trauma and folk drama in staged high school drunk-driving tragedies, Montana Miller

Label
Playing dead : mock trauma and folk drama in staged high school drunk-driving tragedies
Title
Playing dead
Title remainder
mock trauma and folk drama in staged high school drunk-driving tragedies
Statement of responsibility
Montana Miller
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As the Grim Reaper pulls a student out of class to be a "victim" of drunk driving in a program called "Every 15 Minutes," Montana Miller observes the ritual through a folklorist's lens. Playing Dead examines why hundreds of American schools and communities each year organize these mock tragedies without any national sponsorship or coordination. Often, the event is complete with a staged accident in the parking lot, a life-flight helicopter, and faux eulogies for the "dead" students read in school assemblies. Grounding her research in play theory, frame theory, and theory of folk drama,
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
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Miller, Montana
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ritual, festival, and celebration
Series volume
v. 2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Folklore
  • Folk drama
  • High school students
  • Death
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE
  • Death
  • Folk drama
  • Folklore
  • High school students
Label
Playing dead : mock trauma and folk drama in staged high school drunk-driving tragedies, Montana Miller
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Jack Santino; 1. Every 15 Minutes Someone Dies; 2. Backdrop for the Scene; 3. Marked for Death: Ambiguity and Slippery Steps in Frames of Play; 4. Engrossed Out: Every 15 Minutes as Folk Drama; 5. The Dazzle and Darkness of Play; 6. Shattering Frames: The Crash through YouTube's Window; Conclusion: Rustles in the Gallery; References; Index
Control code
ocn822561765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 148 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874218923
Lccn
2012035279
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt47p1fz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)822561765
Label
Playing dead : mock trauma and folk drama in staged high school drunk-driving tragedies, Montana Miller
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword by Jack Santino; 1. Every 15 Minutes Someone Dies; 2. Backdrop for the Scene; 3. Marked for Death: Ambiguity and Slippery Steps in Frames of Play; 4. Engrossed Out: Every 15 Minutes as Folk Drama; 5. The Dazzle and Darkness of Play; 6. Shattering Frames: The Crash through YouTube's Window; Conclusion: Rustles in the Gallery; References; Index
Control code
ocn822561765
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 148 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874218923
Lccn
2012035279
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt47p1fz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)822561765

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