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Publication . Article . 2005

Performance and Social Inversion: The Sāmoan White Sunday

Jamie C. Simpson;
Published: 01 May 2005 Journal: Youth Theatre Journal, volume 19, pages 134-150 (issn: 0892-9092, eissn: 1948-4798, Copyright policy )
Publisher: Informa UK Limited

White Sunday is a Sāmoan holiday that makes children the center of village life for the day. Like another Sāmoan performance tradition, fale aitu, White Sunday employs elements of theatre and ritual to create a liminal space to temporarily reorder the highly stratified social hierarchy.

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Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Liminality media_common.quotation_subject media_common Art White (horse) Inversion (linguistics) Genealogy Gender studies Center (algebra and category theory) Social hierarchy


Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Education

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