Dancing Across the Page: Narrative and Embodied Ways of Knowing by Karen Barbour, Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Dancing Across the Page: Narrative and Embodied Ways of Knowing

Dancing Across the Page: Narrative and Embodied Ways of Knowing

by Karen Barbour
     
 

An innovative exploration of understanding through dance, Dancing across the Page draws on the frameworks of phenomenology, feminism, and postmodernism to offer readers an understanding of performance studies that is grounded in personal narrative and lived experience. Through accounts of contemporary dance making, improvisation, and dance education, Karen

Overview

An innovative exploration of understanding through dance, Dancing across the Page draws on the frameworks of phenomenology, feminism, and postmodernism to offer readers an understanding of performance studies that is grounded in personal narrative and lived experience. Through accounts of contemporary dance making, improvisation, and dance education, Karen Barbour explores a diversity of themes, including power; activism; and cultural, gendered, and personal identity. An intimate yet rigorous investigation of creativity in dance, Dancing across the Page emphasizes embodied knowledge and imagination as a basis for creative action in the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781841504216
Publisher:
Intellect, Limited
Publication date:
05/15/2011
Pages:
187
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Karen Barbour is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Waikato in New Zealand. She is a member of the World Dance Alliance and the Congress on Research in Dance.

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