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Choreographing identities : folk dance, ethnicity and festival in the United States and Canada / Anthony Shay.

Av: Shay, Anthony, 1936- [aut]Language: English Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. McFarland & Company, cop. 2006Beskrivning: xii, 248 s. illISBN: 9780786426003Ämne(n): Dansantropologi | Folkdans | Etnicitet | Förenta staterna | KanadaDDK-klassifikation: 793.3197 SAB-klssifikation: Rcba
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Part I: Folk dance. Immigrant dance ; Choreographic strategies of representation -- Part II: Ethnicity. Ethnicity, heritage, and tradition ; Immigrant and ethnic communities ; Mexican Americans ; Greek Americans ; Filipino Americans ; Croatian Americans ; Arab Americans ; Iranian Americans -- Part III: Festival. The International Folk Dance Festival ; The St. Paul Festival of Nations ; The International Folk Dance Festival of Los Angeles ; The San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival ; Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival ; The Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Festival. -- Conclusion: The politics of representation
Anmärkning bestånd: B31.489 Libris-ID: 20845028Summary: "This volume looks at how cultures use dance as a visual representation of their identity, and how "traditional" dances change. It discusses several "parallel layers" of dance: dances performed at intra-cultural social occasions, dances used for representation or presentation, and folk dance performances. An extensive bibliography encompasses concert programs and reviews as well as broader scholarly sources"
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Part I: Folk dance. Immigrant dance ; Choreographic strategies of representation -- Part II: Ethnicity. Ethnicity, heritage, and tradition ; Immigrant and ethnic communities ; Mexican Americans ; Greek Americans ; Filipino Americans ; Croatian Americans ; Arab Americans ; Iranian Americans -- Part III: Festival. The International Folk Dance Festival ; The St. Paul Festival of Nations ; The International Folk Dance Festival of Los Angeles ; The San Francisco Ethnic Dance Festival ; Nations of San Diego International Dance Festival ; The Smithsonian Institution's Folklife Festival. -- Conclusion: The politics of representation

"This volume looks at how cultures use dance as a visual representation of their identity, and how "traditional" dances change. It discusses several "parallel layers" of dance: dances performed at intra-cultural social occasions, dances used for representation or presentation, and folk dance performances. An extensive bibliography encompasses concert programs and reviews as well as broader scholarly sources"

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