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Dance

  • Collaborative Intimacies in Music and Danceby Evangelos Chrysagis; Panas Karampampas

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 34.95

    Across spatial, bodily, and ethical domains, music and dance both emerge from and give rise to intimate collaboration. This theoretically rich collection takes an ethnographic approach to understanding the collective dimension of sound and movement in everyday life, drawing on genres and practices in contexts as diverse as Japanese shakuhachi playing,... more...

  • Off the Groundby Francis Edward Sparshott

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 62.50 US$ 56.88

    What is dance, as seen from a philosopher's point of view? Why has dance played little part in traditional philosophies of the arts? And why do these philosophies of the arts take the form they do? The distinguished aesthetician Francis Sparshott subjects these questions to a thorough examination that takes into account all forms and aspects of dance,... more...

  • Unworking Choreographyby Frédéric Pouillaude

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 38.99

    Unworking Choreography considers how philosophy traditionally understands dance as space rather than art in order to postulate a new theory of unworking that is grounded in both historical and contemporary dance. more...

  • Thank You for Coming to Hattiesburgby Todd Barry

    Gallery Books 2017; US$ 25.99 US$ 18.99

    From the veteran comedian and actor from The Wrestler and Louie comes a hilarious book of travel essays from his time on tour through secondary markets in the US, Canada, and Israel. Hello. It?s Todd Barry. Yes, the massively famous comedian. I have billions of fans all over the world, so I do my fair share of touring. While I love doing shows... more...

  • Lady of the Danceby Marie Duffy; Eddie Rowley

    The O'Brien Press 2017; US$ 11.99

    Marie Duffy is the undisputed queen of Irish dancing: she has trained more world champions than any other teacher, and has been Michael Flatley’s right-hand woman for twenty years.  Get a behind-the-scenes view of the world of professional Irish dance, and heart Marie's own fascinating & inspiring life. more...

  • Life in Motionby Misty Copeland

    Little, Brown Book Group 2017; US$ 12.99

    When Misty Copeland first placed her hands on the ballet barre at an after-school community centre, no one expected the undersized, underprivileged and anxious thirteen-year-old to become one of America's most groundbreaking dancers. A true prodigy, she was attempting in months roles that take most dancers years to master. But when Misty became caught... more...

  • Salpuri-Chum, A Korean Dance for Expelling Evil Spiritsby Eun-Joo Lee; Yong-Shin Kim

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 26.99

    This book is a study of Salpuri-Chum, a traditional Korean dance for expelling evil spirits. The authors examine the origins and practice of the dance focusing on traditional music, movements, and clothing. more...

  • Playable Bodiesby Kiri Miller

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    Playable Bodies shows how dance video games work as engines of humor, social risk, and intimacy, urging players to dance like nobody's watching-while being tracked by motion-sensing interfaces in their living rooms. Author Kiri Miller looks at game design and player experiences across media platforms, presenting a new theory of "intimate media." more...

  • What Moves You?by Charlotte Nichol; Lise Uytterhoeven

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 44.95

    Every dissertation is individual and unique - particularly for dance students, who must combine a wide range of approaches into a tailor-made research methodology. What Moves You? fosters a creative approach to dissertations and final projects. By guiding the development of a personal study program, this volume encourages dance students to take... more...

  • Dance Leadershipby Jane M. Alexandre

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 86.13

    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, Brazil and Canada. What is dance leadership? Who practices it, in what setting, and why? Through performance,... more...