Carnaval de Nice et carnavals indépendants. Les mises en scène festives du spectacle de l'authentique

Abstract : Based on the notion of the identifying image developed by Marc Augé to account for the representations that local communities offer of their history, heritage and territory through discources on "local identity", this paper studies the Carnival of Nice and its involvement for over a century in the tourist-based construction of that city's image in its successive reformulations and critiques as well as in the alternative events that have developed over the past few years in the form of "independent carnivals". The analysis then highlights the tensions surrounding the various points of view that strive to present these festivities as a "spectacle of the authentic"
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Christian Rinaudo. Carnaval de Nice et carnavals indépendants. Les mises en scène festives du spectacle de l'authentique. Sociologie et Sociétés, Presses de L'Universite (University of Montreal), 2005, XXXVII (1), pp.55-68. ⟨halshs-00083135⟩

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