Dance: Rituals of Experience

Dance: Rituals of Experience

by Jamake Highwater



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780894790201
Publisher: A & W Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/1978
Pages: 223

About the Author

Jamake Highwater is the author of over twenty books, including the award-winning Myth and Sexuality and The Primal Mind. He has written for The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Vogue, Esquire, and The Christian Science Monitor, and has been a lecturer at Columbia University and New York University.

Table of Contents

Preface 9(5)
Introduction: Dance as a Separate Reality 14(9)
Experience as Ritual
History as Ritual
Ritual as Art
Notes on Twelve Contemporary Rites
Conclusion: The Future of Ritual
Bibliography 220(1)
Index 221

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