Dance and Politics

Dance and Politics

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This is the first anthology to explore the fertile intersection of dance and political studies. It offers new perspectives on the connections of dance to governmental, state and party politics, war, nationalism, activism, terrorism, human rights, political ideologies and cultural policy. This cutting-edge book features previously unpublished work by leading scholars of dance, theatre, politics, and management, alongside renowned contemporary choreographers, who propose innovative ways of looking at twentieth- and twenty-first-century dance.altBRg Topics covered range across the political spectrum: from dance tendencies under fascism to the use of choreography for revolutionary socialist ends; from the capacity of dance to reflect the modern market economy to its function in campaigns for peace and justice. The book also contains a comprehensive introduction to the relations between dance and politics.War Lyrics was later performed as a duet under the title of Three Women with different music and the omission of the poem, possibly ... of convincing the younger men of the nation, all over again, that there are things worth fighting for, and dying for too [...]. We have not only to win a war, but, as a people, to win back a faith.

Title:Dance and Politics
Author:Alexandra Kolb
Publisher:Peter Lang - 2011


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