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Back to the dance itself : phenomenologies of the body in performance

By: Barbour, Karen(Contributions by) Bellerose, Christine(Contributions by) Bingham, Robert(Contributions by) Bond, Kara(Contributions by) Braude, Hillel D.(Contributions by) Fraleigh, Sondra(Contributions by) LaMothe, Kimerer(Contributions by) McNamara, Joanna(Contributions by) Midgelow, Vida(Contributions by) Fraleigh, Sondra(Edited by)

0252042042 / 9780252042041
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United States
23 cm 288 pages
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In Back to the Dance Itself, Sondra Fraleigh edits essays that illuminate how scholars apply a range of phenomenologies to explore questions of dance and the world; performing life and language; body and place; and self-knowing in performance.

Some authors delve into theoretical perspectives, while others relate personal experiences and reflections that reveal fascinating insights arising from practice.

Collectively, authors give particular consideration to the interactive lifeworld of making and doing that motivates performance.

Their texts and photographs study body and the environing world through points of convergence, as correlates in elemental and constant interchange modeled vividly in dance.

Selected essays on eco-phenomenology and feminism extend this view to the importance of connections with, and caring for, all life.

Contributors: Karen Barbour, Christine Bellerose, Robert Bingham, Kara Bond, Hillel Braude, Sondra Fraleigh, Kimerer LaMothe, Joanna McNamara, Vida Midgelow, Ami Shulman, and Amanda Williamson.


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