Over their dead bodies: a study of leisure and spatiality in cemeteries

  • Annabel Deering

Student thesis: Doctoral Thesis


This thesis offers a critical exploration of the leisure uses of cemeteries and the relationship between people and places in burial grounds. It interrogates the concepts of heterotopia, purple recreation, enchantment and dark tourism and uses the graveyard to extend their descriptive and analytic utility.
Date of AwardMay 2012
Original languageEnglish
Awarding Institution
  • University of Brighton

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