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Dance

  • Abstimmung in Bewegungby Melanie Haller

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.78

    Auf welche Weise können Abstimmungsprozesse im Tango erklärt werden? Anhand einer Mikroanalyse der Tanzpraktiken des Tango Argentino arbeitet Melanie Haller diese Prozesse heraus und setzt sie ins Verhältnis zu den Diskursen des Tango. Die transkulturelle Tanzkultur des Tango erweist sich dabei als eine Praktik von Intersubjektivierungsprozessen: Momente,... more...

  • Across the Waterby Rebecca E. Farrell

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 23.99

    This book gives general music teachers the tools to introduce the music and dance of Ireland while respecting the music's cultural origins. Readers learn how Irish traditional music is viewed both in formal and informal schools in Ireland and find a literature review of current ethnomusicology and world music resources. more...

  • African Danceby Kariamu Welsh Consulting; Kariamu Welsh-Asante

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    The ancient tradition of African dance has influenced dance styles all over the world. It is used to commemorate many annual ceremonies and activities, such as rites of passage and the harvest, and it is also an important form of recreation, religious expression, and storytelling. In African Dance, Second Edition, the varied cultures of Africa and... more...

  • After the Red Army Factionby Charity Scribner

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Charity Scribner is associate professor and Mellon Resident Fellow at the Center for the Humanities at the City University of New York. The author of Requiem for Communism , she teaches comparative literature at the CUNY Graduate Center and LaG more...

  • Ageing, Gender, Embodiment and Danceby Elisabeth Schwaiger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the nexus between gender, ageing and culture in dancers practicing a variety of genres. It challenges existing cultural norms which equate ageing with bodily decline and draws on an interdisciplinary theoretical framework to explore alternatives for developing a culturally valued mature subjectivity through the practice of dance. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 135.00

    Looks at dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and the 1930s, including ballet, modern dance and dance in the cinema and Revue. Artists examined include Josephine Baker, Jean Cocteau, Valeska Gert, and George Balanchine. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    Alien Bodies is a fascinating examination of dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Ranging across ballet and modern dance, dance in the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt looks at the work of European, African American, and white American artists. Among the artists who feature are: * Josephine Baker * Jean Borlin... more...

  • All His Jazzby Martin Gottfried

    Da Capo Press 2009; US$ 21.00

    " All His Jazz practically dances off the pages." Harper's Bazaar more...

  • Am Rand der Körperby Susanne Foellmer

    transcript 2015; US$ 35.32

    Seit Beginn der 1990er Jahre liegt ein Fokus im Tanz auf der Materialität des Körpers in Bewegung. Fern von repräsentativen Gesten wird er verformt und dekonstruiert. Zunehmend ergibt sich dabei ein enger Zusammenhang zwischen fluktuierenden Körperkonzepten und dem Befund einer Patternbildung solcher künstlerischen Produktionen. Das Buch geht diesem... more...

  • American?Soviet Cultural Diplomacyby Cadra Peterson McDaniel

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99

    Cadra McDaniel?s book, which is based on serious and solid research using both archival and published documents engaging contemporary Soviet and American periodicals and occasionally oral history, is a welcome addition to the growing literature about cultural production/consumption, cultural politics, and ideology in the Soviet Union, especially... more...