Dancing Wisdom

Concentrating on the Caribbean Basin and the coastal area of northeast South America, Yvonne Daniel considers three African-derived religious systems that rely heavily on dance behavior--Haitian Vodou, Cuban Yoruba, and Bahamian Candomble.

Dancing Wisdom

Dancing Wisdom

Landmark interdisciplinary study of religious systems through their dance performances

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Dancing Wisdom
Language: en
Pages: 324
Authors: Yvonne Daniel
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: University of Illinois Press

Landmark interdisciplinary study of religious systems through their dance performances
Dancing Naked Under the Moon Uncovering the Wisdom Within
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Yvonne Daniel
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Mary Bea Sullivan

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The Oxford Handbook of Dance and the Popular Screen
Language: en
Pages: 476
Authors: Melissa Blanco Borelli
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Oxford Handbooks

This text offers new ways of understanding dance on the popular screen in new scholarly arguments drawn from dance studies, performance studies, and film and media studies. Through these arguments, it demonstrates how this dance in popular film, television, and online videos can be read and considered through the different
Black Performance Theory
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Thomas F. DeFrantz, Anita Gonzalez
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-14 - Publisher: Duke University Press

Black performance theory is a rich interdisciplinary area of study and critical method. This collection of new essays by some of its pioneering thinkers—many of whom are performers—demonstrates the breadth, depth, innovation, and critical value of black performance theory. Considering how blackness is imagined in and through performance, the contributors
Wisdom Comes Dancing
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Ruth St. Denis, Kamae A. Miller
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Peaceworks International Center for the

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