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
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
Dewey number
398.27/7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GR72.3
LC item number
.M55 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Ritual, festival, and celebration
Series volume
v. 2
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
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
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
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt47p1fz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b28705221
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)822561765
  • pebcs0874218926

Library Locations

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      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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