Carver, Gavin P. (2000) The effervescent Carnival: Performance, context, and mediation at Notting-Hill. New Theatre Quarterly, 16 (61). pp. 34-49. ISSN 0266-464X. (The full text of this publication is not currently available from this repository. You may be able to access a copy if URLs are provided)
The Notting Hill Carnival is now Europe's largest street festival, celebrating the music and popular arts of a variety of cultures. Not so long ago, the event-which sometimes culminated in violence between the police and carnival goers-was widely perceived as both threatening and marginal. But more recently the size, success, and high media profile of the carnival have given it a 'responsible' image-and won sponsorship from a variety of commercial concerns. In this article, Gavin Carver explores these developments in the mediation and context of the carnival, transforming a socio/cultural event into mere decorative spectacle.
|Subjects:||N Fine Arts > NX Arts in general|
|Divisions:||Faculties > Humanities > School of Arts|
|Depositing User:||P. Ogbuji|
|Date Deposited:||07 Apr 1914 11:09|
|Last Modified:||18 Jun 2014 15:35|
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