Choreographic Politics State Folk Dance Companies, Representation and Power

ISBN-10: 0819565210

ISBN-13: 9780819565211

Edition: 2002

Authors: Anthony Shay

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This study of the politics of representation and authentication among state-sponsored or state-assisted 'folk ensembles' shows that dance is a culturally significant social phenomena. Anthony Shay is also the author of Choreophobia.
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List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 7/22/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 252
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Introduction: Ethnicity and Nationalism
Parallel Traditions: State Folk Dance Ensembles and Folk Dance in the Field
Anatomy of a Dance Company
The Moiseyev Dance Company: Ancestor of the Genre
Bballet Folklorico: Viva Mexico!
LADO, Ensemble of Folk Dances and Songs of Croatia: Proper Peasants
Egypt: Bazaar of Dance
Greece: Dora Stratou Greek Dances Theatre, A Living Museum
Turkish State Folk Dance Ensemble: The Last of the Great Ensembles
Conclusion: The Power of Representation
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