War Games Revisited

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This blog post revisits the War Games format of professional wrestling, applying Strauss' notion of binary oppositions to examine how the 1989 Great American Bash and 2017 NXT TakeOver: War Games events constructed meaning and defined differing levels of engagement and bodily co-presence with the wrestled television text.
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationProfessional Wrestling Studies Association
Publication statusPublished - 21 Nov 2017


  • Binary opposition
  • Professional wrestling


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