Writing Dancing Together by V. BriginshawWriting Dancing Together by V. Briginshaw

Writing Dancing Together

byV. Briginshaw, Ramsay Burt

Paperback | April 23, 2009

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With a political agenda foregrounding collaborative practice to promote ethical relations, these individually and joint written essays and interviews discuss dances often with visual art, theatre, film and music, drawing on continental philosophy to explore notions of space, time, identity, sensation, memory and ethics.
VALERIE A. BRIGINSHAW is a retired Professor of Dance, Chichester University, UK. Her publications include Dance, Space and Subjectivity and chapters in Analysing Performance, Dance in the City, Preservation Politics, Performing Nature and Anarchic Dance.   RAMSAY BURT is Professor of Dance History at De Montfort University, UK. His pu...
Title:Writing Dancing TogetherFormat:PaperbackDimensions:244 pages, 21.6 × 14 × 0.17 inPublished:April 23, 2009Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Contents List of figures Acknowledgements Introduction SECTION 1: AGAINST THE GRAIN: SEXUALITY AND BALLET CRITICISM Dancing Dicks; V.A.Briginshaw Modernism, masculinity and, sexuality in Nijinsky's L'Après-midi d'un faune ; R.Burt SECTION 2: RETHINKING TEMPORALITY: PREPOSTEROUS HISTORIES Rethinking Temporality: intertextual plays within and between discourses of space, time and performing bodies; V.A.Briginshaw  & R.Chandler Façade, Elvis Legs, and the humorous pleasures of dancing; R.Burt Napoli and Palermo, Palermo : cosmopolitanism and energetic excess; R.Burt SECTION 3: UNCONTROLLABLE INTENSITIES 'Don't mention Busby Berkeley': a re-assessment of Lea Anderson's Yippeee!!! ; V.A.Briginshaw & R.Burt Corporeality and materiality in Pina Bausch's Tanztheater: - notions of the Irreparable: V.A.Briginshaw SECTION 4: TWO INTERVIEWS Interview with Peter Pabst Interview with Meredith Monk about Turtle Dreams (Cabaret) Afterword SECTION 5: INSURMOUNTABLE MEMORIES Danced testimonies of the traumas of migration; R.Burt Sensation and memory in Emilyn Claid's Remember to Forget (2003) and Gilles Deleuze's discussion of Francis Bacon's paintings; V.A.Briginshaw SECTION 6: RE-IMAGINING DANCING TOGETHER Affective Differences and Repetitions in Both Sitting Duet ; V.A.Briginshaw What the dancing body can do: Spinoza and the ethics of experimental theatre dance; R.Burt Conclusion Bibliography Index