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Performing Brazil : essays on culture, identity, and the performing arts

Author: Severino João Medeiros Albuquerque; Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez
Publisher: Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Essay : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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These essays on Brazilian performance culture comprise the first English-language book to study the varied manifestations of performance in and beyond Brazil, from carnival and capoeira to gender  Read more...

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Severino João Medeiros Albuquerque; Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez
ISBN: 9780299300647 0299300641
OCLC Number: 874835375
Description: vi, 305 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction: why Performing Brazil? / Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez --
On the (im)possibility of performing Brazil / Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez --
Biting the meat, spitting it out: twenty-first-century cannibalism / Fernando de Sousa Rocha --
Performing Brazilianness through dance: the case of Grupo Corpo / Cristina F. Rosa --
Staging capoeira, samba, maculele, and candomble: Viva Bahia's choreographies of Afro-Brazilian folklore for the global stage / Ana Paula Hofling --
Global identities of capoeira and the berimbau: keeping it Brazilian overseas / Eric Galm --
Performing cultural visibility: Brazilian immigrants, Mardi Gras, and New Orleans / Annie Gibson --
Mauricio Einhorn: musical crossings / Bryan McCann --
Playing with realism(s): narrating the Morro through performance and the visual arts / Lidia Santos --
The bi-cultural sex symbol: Sonia Braga in Brazilian and North American popular culture / Benjamin Legg --
Body language and embodied spaces: performing the public and the private in Arnaldo Antunes's Nome / Alessandra Santos --
Post-periphery performances: reclaiming artistic legacies, histories, and archives / Simone Osthoff --
Performative devices in Clarice Lispector's texts / Maria Jose Somerlate Barbosa.
Responsibility: edited by Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez.

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