Northrop Frye on Leisure as Activity

Brian Russell Graham

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Resumé

This article argues that Frye’s theory of leisure as an activity (distinct
from the leisure industry) represents an example of meliorist
thought in relation to culture. Clarifying this view involves contrasting
this conclusion about Frye with the Bourdieuian perspective,
which makes up the content of the second main section. Before
turning to social class, this article considers Frye’s discussion
of leisure and boredom, and his overall view of the values, activities,
historic struggles and class association of three sectors: industry,
politics and leisure.
OriginalsprogEngelsk
Artikelnummer4
TidsskriftAkademisk Kvarter
Vol/bind11
Udgave nummerSummer 2015
Sider (fra-til)35-46
ISSN1904-0008
StatusUdgivet - 1 nov. 2015

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Graham, B. R. (2015). Northrop Frye on Leisure as Activity. Akademisk Kvarter, 11(Summer 2015), 35-46. [4].
Graham, Brian Russell. / Northrop Frye on Leisure as Activity. I: Akademisk Kvarter. 2015 ; Bind 11, Nr. Summer 2015. s. 35-46.
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