Finding truth in playing pretend: A reflection on cosplay

Shelby Fawn Mongan

Abstract


Cosplay fits easily in a life spent playing pretend. Upon reflection, the act of cosplaying is a practice in finding truths, not manufacturing lies.

Keywords


Audience; Fan performance

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3983/twc.2015.0634

License URL: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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