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What TikTok videos have in common with Victorian parlour games

15 mins | Mar 10, 2022
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There is a history behind the emotional benefits of play. The parlour theatricals of the 19th-century helped people try on emotions and get to know other social worlds from the inside. And there are also unexpected echoes in the world of TikTok and Instagram. Kim Beil, an art history professor at Stanford University, explores the surprising social parallels between these two unconventional performance acts.
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