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Engaging Bodies : The Politics and Poetics of Corporeality.

By: Publisher: Middletown : Wesleyan University Press, 2013Copyright date: ©2013Description: 1 online resource (409 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9780819574121
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Engaging Bodies : The Politics and Poetics of CorporealityDDC classification:
  • 792.8
LOC classification:
  • GV1600 -- .A45 2013eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover -- Engaging Bodies -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: Situated Dancing -- I PERFORMANCE WRITINGS -- 1 Pooh Kaye and Eccentric Motions -- 2 Johanna Boyce -- 3 Improvisations by Simone Forti and Pooh Kaye -- 4 Song of Lawino -- 5 Joseph Holmes, Sizzle and Heat -- 6 Performing across Identity -- 7 In Dialogue with Firebird -- 8 Dancing Bodies and the Stories They Tell -- 9 Embodying History: The New Epic Dance -- 10 Desire and Control: Performing Bodies in the Age of AIDS -- II FEMINIST THEORIES -- 11 Mining the Dancefield: Spectacle, Moving Subjects, and Feminist Theory -- 12 Writing the Moving Body: Nancy Stark Smith and the Hieroglyphs -- 13 Auto-Body Stories: Blondell Cummings and Autobiography in Dance -- 14 Femininity with a Vengeance: Strategies of Veiling and Unveiling in Loïe Fuller's Performances of Salomé -- III DANCING HISTORIES -- 15 The Long Afternoon of a Faun: Reconstructions and Discourses of Desire -- 16 Embodying History: Epic Narrative and Cultural Identity in African-American Dance -- 17 Matters of Tact: Writing History from the Inside Out -- 18 The Tanagra Effect: Wrapping the Modern Body in the Folds of Ancient Greece -- IV CONTACT IMPROVISATION -- 19 A Particular History: Contact Improvisation at Oberlin College -- 20 Open Bodies: (X)changes of Identity in Capoeira and Contact Improvisation -- 21 Present Tense: Contact Improvisation at Twenty-five -- 22 Feeling In and Out: Contact Improvisation and the Politics of Empathy -- V PEDAGOGY -- 23 Dancing across Difference: Experience and Identity in the Classroom -- 24 Channeling the Other: An Embodied Approach to Teaching across Cultures -- 25 Training Bodies to Matter -- VI OCCASIONAL PIECES -- 26 The Mesh in the Mess -- 27 Through Yours to Mine and Back Again: Reflections on Bodies in Motion -- 28 Physical Mindfulness.
29 Researching Bodies: The Politics and Poetics of Corporeality -- 30 Strategic Abilities: Negotiating the Disabled Body in Dance -- 31 Dancing in and out of Africa -- 32 Rates of Exchange -- 33 Moving Contexts: Dance and Difference in the Twenty-first Century -- 34 Three Beginnings and a Manifesto -- 35 Improvisation as Radical Politics -- 36 Space and Subjectivity -- 37 Strategic Practices -- 38 Resurrecting the Future: Body/Image/Technology -- 39 Falling -- 40 The Tensions of Technē: On Heidegger and Screendance -- 41 Falling -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR.
Summary: Critical and performative writings from a well-known dance scholar.
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Cover -- Engaging Bodies -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction: Situated Dancing -- I PERFORMANCE WRITINGS -- 1 Pooh Kaye and Eccentric Motions -- 2 Johanna Boyce -- 3 Improvisations by Simone Forti and Pooh Kaye -- 4 Song of Lawino -- 5 Joseph Holmes, Sizzle and Heat -- 6 Performing across Identity -- 7 In Dialogue with Firebird -- 8 Dancing Bodies and the Stories They Tell -- 9 Embodying History: The New Epic Dance -- 10 Desire and Control: Performing Bodies in the Age of AIDS -- II FEMINIST THEORIES -- 11 Mining the Dancefield: Spectacle, Moving Subjects, and Feminist Theory -- 12 Writing the Moving Body: Nancy Stark Smith and the Hieroglyphs -- 13 Auto-Body Stories: Blondell Cummings and Autobiography in Dance -- 14 Femininity with a Vengeance: Strategies of Veiling and Unveiling in Loïe Fuller's Performances of Salomé -- III DANCING HISTORIES -- 15 The Long Afternoon of a Faun: Reconstructions and Discourses of Desire -- 16 Embodying History: Epic Narrative and Cultural Identity in African-American Dance -- 17 Matters of Tact: Writing History from the Inside Out -- 18 The Tanagra Effect: Wrapping the Modern Body in the Folds of Ancient Greece -- IV CONTACT IMPROVISATION -- 19 A Particular History: Contact Improvisation at Oberlin College -- 20 Open Bodies: (X)changes of Identity in Capoeira and Contact Improvisation -- 21 Present Tense: Contact Improvisation at Twenty-five -- 22 Feeling In and Out: Contact Improvisation and the Politics of Empathy -- V PEDAGOGY -- 23 Dancing across Difference: Experience and Identity in the Classroom -- 24 Channeling the Other: An Embodied Approach to Teaching across Cultures -- 25 Training Bodies to Matter -- VI OCCASIONAL PIECES -- 26 The Mesh in the Mess -- 27 Through Yours to Mine and Back Again: Reflections on Bodies in Motion -- 28 Physical Mindfulness.

29 Researching Bodies: The Politics and Poetics of Corporeality -- 30 Strategic Abilities: Negotiating the Disabled Body in Dance -- 31 Dancing in and out of Africa -- 32 Rates of Exchange -- 33 Moving Contexts: Dance and Difference in the Twenty-first Century -- 34 Three Beginnings and a Manifesto -- 35 Improvisation as Radical Politics -- 36 Space and Subjectivity -- 37 Strategic Practices -- 38 Resurrecting the Future: Body/Image/Technology -- 39 Falling -- 40 The Tensions of Technē: On Heidegger and Screendance -- 41 Falling -- Afterword -- Acknowledgments -- Index -- ABOUT THE AUTHOR.

Critical and performative writings from a well-known dance scholar.

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