Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices

Akinleye, Adesola, ed. (2018) Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices. Palgrave Macmillian. ISBN 9783319703138

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Abstract

This book explores Black British dance from a number of previously-untold perspectives. Bringing together the voices of dance-artists, scholars, teachers and choreographers, it looks at a range of performing arts from dancehall to ballet, providing valuable insights into dance theory, performance, pedagogy, identity and culture. It challenges the presumption that Blackness, Britishness or dance are monolithic entities, instead arguing that all three are living networks created by rich histories, diverse faces and infinite future possibilities. Through a variety of critical and creative essays, this book suggests a widening of our conceptions of what Black British dance looks like, where it appears, and who is involved in its creation.

Item Type: Book
Research Areas: A. > School of Media and Performing Arts > Performing Arts > Dance group
Item ID: 25116
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Depositing User: Adesola Akinleye
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2018 12:20
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 15:24
URI: https://eprints.mdx.ac.uk/id/eprint/25116

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