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Kinesthetic city : dance and movement in Chinese urban spaces

Author: SanSan Kwan
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Kinesthetic City' uses choreography as subject and method to explore how movement through particular spaces at precise moments can illuminate the communities in those places and times. It examines the simultaneous persistence and mobility of the idea of Chineseness as it travels across a transnational network of Chinese cities.
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Additional Physical Format: Print:
Kwan, SanSan.
Kinesthetic city.
2013
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: SanSan Kwan
ISBN: 9780199980390 019998039X
OCLC Number: 940555858
Description: 1 online resource (xxxv, 175 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Preface: Shanghai and Jin Xing Dance Theatre: Concealment and Emergence in the Process of Becoming ; Introduction: Feeling Each Other Move: Choreography as Subject and Method in a Study of the City ; Chapter 1: Jagged Presence in the Liquid City: Choreographing Hong Kong's Handover ; Chapter 2: Vibrating with Taipei: Cloud Gate Dance Theater and National Kinesthesia ; Chapter 3: America's Chinatown: Choreographing Illegible Collectivity ; Epilogue: Kinesthetic City ; Index
Responsibility: SanSan Kwan.
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Informative and provocative, Kwan's analysis challenges readers to see 'ethnic dance' in a more meaningful, broader context... Highly recommended. * J. L. Erdman, Choice *

 
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