India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective

India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective

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Through an analysis both broad and deep of primary and secondary sources, ethnography, iconography and current performance practice, this enquiry undertakes a critical approach to the history of kathak dance and presents new data about hereditary performing artists, gendered contexts and practices, and postcolonial cultural reclamation. The account that emerges places kathak and the Kathaks firmly into the living context of North Indian performing arts.Illicit Worlds of Indian Dance: Cultures of Exclusion. oxford: oxford University Press. Morelli, sarah. 2007. a#39;From calcutta to california: negotiations of Movement and Meaning in kathak dancea#39;. Unpublished Phd diss., Harvard University. narayananbsp;...

Title:India's Kathak Dance in Historical Perspective
Author:Dr Margaret E Walker
Publisher:Ashgate Publishing, Ltd. - 2014-09-28


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