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Historical Reenactment: From Realism to the Affective Turn by Iain McCalman, P. Pickering

By Iain McCalman, P. Pickering

Because the overdue 1700s new different types of visible leisure have attempted to simulate the main points of nature: reenactment has now develop into the main widely-consumed type of renowned background. This e-book engages with the hunt for definition and applicable delimitation of reenactment in addition to questions about the connection among realism and impact.

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For a review of Merwick’s book that supports this reading, see M. B. Norton (2000) ‘Review: Death of a Notary: Conquest and Change in Colonial New York’, The William and Mary Quarterly, 57: 4, pp. 852–55. R. W. Fogel (1964) Railroads and American Economic Growth: Essays in Econometric History (Baltimore: John Hopkins Press). N. Ferguson (1999) Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals (New York: Basic Books). Ferguson quoted in K. ) Virtual History: Alternatives and Counterfactuals. London: Picador, 1997’, Rethinking History, 5:1, p.

4. Henry Reynolds quoted in B. Attwood and S. G. Foster (eds) (2003) Frontier Conflict: The Australian Experience (Canberra: National Museum of Australia), p. 16. 5. Grenville and Koval, ‘Books and Writing’. 6. M. McKenna (1 December 2005) ‘Writing the Past: History, Literature and the Public Sphere in Australia’. Public lecture held at the Queensland College of Art, Brisbane. humanitieswritingproject. htm>. 7. I. Clendinnen (2006) ‘The History Question’, Quarterly Essay, 23, p. 16. 8. K. Grenville (2007) ‘Response: The History Question’, Quarterly Essay, 25, p.

13 Outback House belongs to the ‘bastard genre’14 of historical docudrama. 16 As evident from Bernie’s and Russell’s comments, the programme might productively be read together with Grenville’s authorial selfdisclosure. Their similarities go far beyond a mutual privileging of corporeal experience over historical scholarship: Outback House shares with Kate Grenville a specific motivation for engaging with Australia’s colonial history and articulate worries of non-Indigenous Australians about their right to belong.

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