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Black Performance Theory

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ISBN-10: 0822356163

ISBN-13: 9780822356165

Edition: 2014

Authors: Anita Gonzalez, Thomas F. DeFrantz

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Black performance theory is a rich interdisciplinary area of study and critical method. This collection of new essays by some of its pioneering thinkers--many of whom are performers--demonstrates the breadth and depth, innovation and critical value of black performance theory. Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors address topics including flight as a persistent theme in African American aesthetics, the circulation of minstrel tropes between Liverpool and Afro-Mexican settlements in Oaxaca, and the reach of hip-hop politics as people around the world embrace the music and dance. They examine the work of contemporary choreographers Ronald K. Brown…    
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Book details

List price: $25.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Duke University Press
Publication date: 5/9/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 296
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English