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Decentring Dancing Texts

The Challenge of Interpreting Dances

Editors: Lansdale, J. (Ed.)

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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.

About the authors

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 Dance, UK. JANET O'SHEA is Reader in Dance Studies, Middlesex University, UK. DANIELA PERAZZO DOMM is studying for a PhD in Dance Studies, University of Surrey, UK, and lectures in Arts and Society and Critical Theory and Analysis. GIANNANDREA POESIO is Senior Lecturer in Theatre Studies and Performing Arts, London Metropolitan University, UK. HENIA ROTTENBERG, lecturer on dance history and the relationships between dance and the arts, Kibbutzim College of Education, Israel. LORNA SANDERS is Research Assistant on a cross-college interdisciplinary research group on issues of embodiment based at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Intertextual Narratives in Dance Analysis

    Lansdale, Janet

    Pages 1-20

  • Betraying History? An Historiographic Analysis of The Judas Tree (1992)

    Carter, Alexandra

    Pages 21-37

  • Unbalancing the Authentic/Partnering Classicism: Shobana Jeyasingh’s Choreography and the Bharata Natyam ‘Tradition’

    O’Shea, Janet

    Pages 38-54

  • Akram Khan’s ma (2004): An Essay in Hybridisation and Productive Ambiguity

    Sanders, Lorna

    Pages 55-72

  • Elusive Narratives: Mats Ek

    Poesio, Giannandrea

    Pages 73-88

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eBook $84.99
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  • ISBN 978-0-230-58442-6
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Hardcover $110.00
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Softcover $105.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-36014-7
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Decentring Dancing Texts
Book Subtitle
The Challenge of Interpreting Dances
Editors
  • J. Lansdale
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-58442-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230584426
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-54259-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-36014-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 216
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