Dance Discourses Keywords in Dance Research
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Focusing on Politics, Gender, and Identities, a group of international dance scholars provide a broad overview ofnbsp;new methodological approachesnbsp; with specific case studiesnbsp; and how they can be applied to the study of ballet and modern dance. With an introduction exploring the history of dance studies and the development of central themes and areas of concerns in the field, the book is then divided into three parts: politics explores 'Ausdruckstanz'nbsp; an expressive dance tradition first formulated in the 1920s by dancer Mary Wigman and carried forward in the work of Pina Bausch and others gender examines eighteenthnbsp;century theatrical dancenbsp; a time when elaborate sets, costumes, and plots examined racial and sexual stereotypes identity is concerned with modern dance. Exploring contemporary analytical approaches to understanding performance traditions, Dance Discourses' nbsp;pedagogical structure makes it ideal forcourses in performing arts and humanities.
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Copyright year: 2008
Publication date: 12/19/2007
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
|List of illustrations|
|Notes on contributors|
|Dance and the political: states of exception|
|Fritz Bï¿½hme (1881-1952): archeology of an ideologue|
|Ausdruckstanz across the Atlantic|
|Ausdruckstanz on the left and the work of Jean Weidt|
|Ausdruckstanz: traditions, translations, transmissions|
|Topic: Theatrical Dance in the Eighteenth Century|
|Dido's otherness: choreographing race and gender in the ballet d'action|
|Danseuses and danseurs at the Opï¿½ra de Paris (1700-25) according to the cast lists in the libretto-programs|
|A balance lost: staging the body and controlling social mobility during the French Revolution|
|Gender underway: notes for histories yet to be written|
|Topic: Contemporary Dance|
|Dance, identity, and identification processes in the postcolonial world|
|Resistant identities: Anderson and Ruckert|
|Donald Byrd: re/making "beauty"|
|Dispositif trouble: when what is said is not what is shown|
|Identity, the contemporary, and the dancers|