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Dance in the city

Dance in the city / edited by Helen Thomas.
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.

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Thomas, Helen, 1947-
xiv, 254 pages : illustrations; 23 cm
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Pt. I. Dance in the City/The City in Dance. 1. Dancing around Meaning (and the Meaning around Dance) / Andrew Ward. 2. Exer(or)cising Power: Black Bodies in the Black Public Sphere / Paul Gilroy. 3. 'Keep Your Great City Paris!' - The Lament of the Empress and other Women / Valerie A. Briginshaw. 4. The Beat Goes On: Trance, Dance and Tribalism in Rave Culture / Georgiana Gore. 5. Dirt, Noise, Traffic: Contemporary Indian Dance in the Western City; Modernity, Ethnicity and Hybridity / Sanjoy Roy -- Pt. II. Stepping Out. 6. Ballroom Blitz / Helen Thomas and Nicola Miller. 7. Cyborgs, Nomads and the Raving Feminine / Maria Pini. 8. Madame Smudge, Some Fossils, and Other Missing Links: Unearthing the Ballet Class / Lesley-Anne Sayers. 9. Safe Sets: Women, Dance and 'Communitas' / Barbara O'Connor -- Pt. III. Border Country. 10. Nazism and the Call of the Jitterbug / Les Back. 11. Aerobic Dance and the City: Individual and Social Space / Stacey Prickett.
  • 12. Dance and Erotica: The Construction of the Female Stripper / Sherril Dodds. 13. Let's Face the Music - and Dance?: Torvill and Dean - 'Champagne on Ice' / Stephanie Jordan and Helen Thomas.
  • 0312174535 (cloth)
  • 0312174543 (pbk.)
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