Journals Higher Education

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Published: 02 July 2019

352 Pages | 26 illus.

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ISBN: 9780190659387


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Gestural Imaginaries

Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Lucia Ruprecht

Oxford Studies in Dance Theory

  • Reframes the history of modernist dance in terms of a gestural revolution
  • Analyzes dance alongside major historical and contemporary thinkers
  • Proposes new close readings of significant works of modernist dance
  • Charts the political and ethical relevance of choreographic gesture
  • Offers a new interpretation of dance's imaginary, theoretical, and critical agency
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