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De la joc la carnaval
From Play to Carnival

Author(s): Umberto Eco
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Institutul Cultural Român
Keywords: play as human need; homo ludens; carnival; carnivalization; carnivalization of life; carnivalization of religion; carnivalization of politics; carnivalization of sports

Summary/Abstract: On play as one of man’s fundamental needs, on carnival as total play with different meanings for different civilizations, and on the carnivalization of modern life in all its aspects and manifestations.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 60
  • Page Range: 52-53
  • Page Count: 2
  • Language: Romanian