Decentring Dancing Texts: The Challenge of Interpreting Dances by J. LansdaleDecentring Dancing Texts: The Challenge of Interpreting Dances by J. Lansdale

Decentring Dancing Texts: The Challenge of Interpreting Dances

byJ. Lansdale

Hardcover | July 24, 2008

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Eleven authors analyse recent dance practices in the theatre, in club culture and on film, addressing dance in interdisciplinary relationship with music, painting and play texts. This text attempts to fill a gap with an up-to-date account of exciting and challenging new work, illuminated by fascinating new theoretical frameworks.
TONI D'AMELIO, lecturer, London Metropolitan University, UK. ALEXANDRA CARTER is Professor in Dance Studies, Middlesex University, UK. DEVERIL is an editor, director and writer, and teaches children how to make films. SHERRIL DODDS is Senior Lecturer, University of Surrey, UK. JOANNA LOUISE HALL is Senior Lecturer, Royal Academy of Dan...
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Title:Decentring Dancing Texts: The Challenge of Interpreting DancesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:216 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.69 inPublished:July 24, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023054259X

ISBN - 13:9780230542594

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List of Illustrations Acknowledgments Notes on Contributors Preface Intertextual Narratives in Dance Analysis; J.Lansdale Betraying History? An Historiographic Analysis of The Judas Tree (1992); A.Carter Unbalancing the Authentic/Partnering Classicism: Shobana Jeyasingh's Choreography and the Bharata Natyam 'Tradition'; J.O'Shea Akram Khan's M a (2004): An Essay in Hybridisation and Productive Ambiguity; L.Sanders Elusive Narratives: M.Ek & G.Poesio On the Premises of French Contemporary Dance: Concepts, Collectivity, and 'Trojan Horses' in the Work of Jérome Bel and LoIc Touzé; T.D'Amelio Chasing voices: Ian Spink's Dancing Fugue (1988); J.Lansdale Jonathan Burrows and Matteo Fargion's Both Sitting Duet (2002): a Discursive Choreomusical Collaboration; D.Perazzo Domm Lea Anderson, Dancing and Drawing the Past into the Present; H.Rottenberg Mad Hot Ballroom and the Politics of Transformation; S.Dodds Mapping the Multifarious: the Genrification of Dance Music Club Cultures; J.L.Hall Harpies and Pyjamas: the Making of Heart Thief (2003); Deveril Index