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Dance Dramaturgy

Modes of Agency, Awareness and Engagement

by Pil Hansen & Darcey Callison

<p>Ten international dramaturg-scholars advance proposals that reset notions of agency in contemporary dance creation. Dramaturgy becomes driven by artistic inquiry, distributed among collaborating artists, embedded in improvisation tasks, or ...

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Dance Leadership

Theory Into Practice

by Jane M. Alexandre

<p>This “what is”—rather than “how to”— volume proposes a theoretical framework for understanding dance leadership for dancers, leaders, and students of both domains, illustrated by portraits of leaders in action in India, South Africa, UK, US, ...

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Dance Matters in Ireland

Contemporary Dance Performance and Practice

by Aoife McGrath & Emma Meehan

<p>This book addresses the need for critical scholarship about contemporary dance practices in Ireland. Bringing together key voices from a new wave of scholarship to examine recent practice and research in the field of contemporary dance, it ...

ISBN: 9783319667393

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Dance, Disability and Law

InVisible difference

by Sarah Whatley, Charlotte Waelde & Shawn Harmon

<p>This edited collection is the first book to that focus on the intersection between dance, disability and law. Bringing together a range of writers from different disciplines, this volume considers the question of how we value, validate and ...

ISBN: 9781783208708

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Dance, Diversity and Difference

Performance and Identity Politics in Northern Europe and the Baltic

by Rosemary Martin

<p>The countries surrounding the Baltic Sea - Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Finland, Germany, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Sweden – have experienced immense social and political change, from the territorial maneuverings of Sweden, Russia, and ...

ISBN: 9781786722430

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Dance’s Duet with the Camera

Motion Pictures

by Telory D. Arendell & Ruth Barnes

<p><em>Dance’s Duet with the Camera: Motion Pictures</em> is a collection of essays written by various authors on the relationship between live dance and film. Chapters cover a range of topics that explore dance film, contemporary dance with ...

ISBN: 9781137596109

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Dancefilm

Choreography and the Moving Image

by Erin Brannigan

<p><em>Dancefilm: Choreography and the Moving Image</em> examines the choreographic in cinema - the way choreographic elements inform cinematic operations in dancefilm. It traces the history of the form from some of its earliest manifestations ...

ISBN: 9780199887880

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Dancers as Diplomats

American Choreography in Cultural Exchange

by Clare Croft

<p><em>Dancers as Diplomats</em> chronicles the role of dance and dancers in American cultural diplomacy. In the early decades of the Cold War and the twenty-first century, American dancers toured the globe on tours sponsored by the US State ...

ISBN: 9780190226312

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Dancing Bahia

Essays on Afro-Brazilian Dance, Education, Memory, and Race

by Lucia Suarez, Amélia Conrado & Yvonne Daniel

<p>Dancing Bahia is an edited collection that draws together the work of leading scholars, artists, and dance activists from Brazil, Canada, and the United States to examine the particular ways in which dance has responded to socio-political ...

ISBN: 9781783208814

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Dancing in the Blood

Modern Dance and European Culture on the Eve of the First World War

by Edward Ross Dickinson

<p>This is a remarkable account of the revolutionary impact of modern dance on European cultural life in the early twentieth century. Edward Ross Dickinson uncovers modern dance's place in the emerging 'mass' culture of the modern metropolis, ...

ISBN: 9781108169226

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Dead Funny

by Mr Terry Johnson

<p><em>In spite of my desperation I have been patient, in spite of my bewilderment I have been understanding, in spite of my feeling of utter abandonment ... I've been hanging on in there. Trying to help you come through this terrible ...

ISBN: 9781350032279

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Dear Brutus

by J. M. Barrie

<ol start="1917"> <li>In a remote English village there are rumours of an enchanted wood. One of the inhabitants, a mysterious old man, invites eight strangers to stay. They all have something in common. When the wood miraculously appears the ...

ISBN: 9781786824059

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Death and Money in The Afternoon

A History of the Spanish Bullfight

by Adrian Shubert

<p>Bullfighting has long been perceived as an antiquated, barbarous legacy from Spain's medieval past. In fact, many of that country's best poets, philosophers, and intellectuals have accepted the <em>corrida</em> as the embodiment of Spain's ...

ISBN: 9780190282561

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Defiant Itineraries

Caribbean Paradigms in American Dance and Film

by Lydia Platón Lázaro

<p >How did Caribbean rituals helped form new currents in the performing and visual arts of the United States? This book answers this question through an examination of the Caribbean-inspired dance creations of dancer/choreographer Katherine ...

ISBN: 9781137471796

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Devising Theatre with Stan’s Cafe

by James Yarker & Mark Crossley

<p>Since it was founded in 1991, British theatre company Stan's Cafe has garnered an international reputation for artistic innovation, and prolific, eclectic performance projects. Their work has toured nationally and internationally, with 2003's

ISBN: 9781474267069

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Digital Bodies

Creativity and Technology in the Arts and Humanities

by Susan Broadhurst & Sara Price

<p>?This book explores technologies related to bodily interaction and creativity from a multi-disciplinary perspective. By taking such an approach, the collection offers a comprehensive view of digital technology research that both extends our ...

ISBN: 9781349952410

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Digital Echoes

Spaces for Intangible and Performance-based Cultural Heritage

by Sarah Whatley, Rosamaria K. Cisneros & Amalia Sabiescu

<p>This book explores the interplay between performing arts, intangible cultural heritage and digital environments through a compendium of essays on emerging practices and case studies, as well as critical, historical and theoretical ...

ISBN: 9783319738178

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Discourse and Disjuncture between the Arts and Higher Education

by Jessica Hoffmann Davis

<p>This accessible and compelling collection of faculty reflections examines the tensions between the arts and academics and offers interdisciplinary alternatives for higher education. With an eye to teacher training, these artist scholars share

ISBN: 9781137552433

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Disintegrative Tendencies in Global Political Economy

Exits and Conflicts

by Heikki Patomaki

<p>Whether we talk about human learning and unlearning, securitization, or political economy, the forces and mechanisms generating both globalization and disintegration are causally efficacious across the world. Thus, the processes that led to ...

ISBN: 9781351660617

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Don't Panic, I'm Islamic

Words and Pictures on How to Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the Alien Next Door

by Carol Ann Duffy, Chris Riddell, Alex Wheatle & others

<p><strong>‘Bursting with creativity, wit and intelligence’ Brian Eno</strong><br /> How can you tell if your neighbour is speaking Muslim? Is a mosque a kind of hedgehog? Can I get fries with that burka? You can't trust the media any longer, ...

ISBN: 9780863569937

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