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  • Choreographing Discourses

    A Mark Franko Reader

    By Mark Franko

    Edited by Alessandra Nicifero

    Choreographing Discourses brings together essays originally published by Mark Franko between 1996 and the contemporary moment. Assembling these essays from international, sometimes un-translated sources, and curating their relationship to a rapidly-changing field, this Reader offers an important…

    Paperback – 2018-12-30 
    Routledge

  • Creativity in Later Life

    Beyond Late Style

    Edited by David Amigoni, Gordon McMullan

    This collection begins with two premises: that our understanding of the nature and forms of creativity in later life remains limited and that dialogue between specialists in gerontology, the arts and humanities can produce the crucial new insights that are so obviously needed. Representing the…

    Hardback – 2018-12-20 
    Routledge

  • History Dances

    Chronicling the History of Traditional Mandinka Dance

    By Ofosuwa M Abiola

    The field of history is founded on the interrogation of written documents from the past. However, culture is the centre of life in Africa. As a result, in the past – and to a degree in the present – the process for documenting events in Africa was not written, it was performed. History Dances:…

    Hardback – 2018-12-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Routledge Dance Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Jens Giersdorf, Yutian Wong

    The Routledge Dance Studies Reader has been expanded and updated, giving readers access to thirty-seven essential texts that address the social, political, cultural, and economic impact of globalization on embodiment and choreography.  These interdisciplinary essays in dance scholarship consider a…

    Paperback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge

  • Conversations on Embodiment Across Higher Education

    Teaching, Practice and Research

    Edited by Jennifer Leigh

    "Embodiment" is a concept that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries. However, it is a contested term, and the literature is fragmented, particularly within Higher Education. This has resulted in silos of work that are not easily able to draw on previous or related knowledge in order to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Dance and Organization

    Integrating Dance Theory and Methods into the Study of Management

    By Brigitte Biehl

    Dance and Organisation is the first comprehensive work to integrate dance theory and methods into the study of management, which have developed an interest in the arts and the humanities. Dance represents dynamics and change and puts the moving body at the centre, which has been ignored and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Management, Organizations and Society

  • Making Video Dance

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen (2nd ed), 2nd Edition

    By Katrina McPherson

    Making Video Dance: A Step-by-Step Guide to Creating Dance for the Screen is the first workbook to follow the entire process of video dance production: from having an idea, through to choreographing for the screen, filming and editing, and distribution. In doing so, it explores and analyses the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-11 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance

    Edited by Bruce Baird, Rosemary Candelario

    The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the global art form butoh. Originating in Japan in the 1960s, butoh was a major innovation in twentieth century dance and performance, and it continues to shape-shift around the world. Taking…

    Hardback – 2018-08-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Psychology for Dancers

    Theory and Practice to Fulfil Your Potential

    By Cathy Schofield, Lucy Start

    Psychology for Dancers: Theory and Practice to Fulfil Your Potential examines how psychological theory can be related to dance practice. Aimed at the dancer who wants to maximize their potential but has no grounding in psychology, the book begins with an examination of basic psychological concepts,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-10
    Routledge

  • Rudolf Laban

    By Karen K. Bradley

    Rudolf Laban was one of the leading dance theorists of the twentieth century. His work on dance analysis and notation raised the status of dance as both an art form and a scholarly discipline. This is the first book to combine: an overview of Laban’s life, work and influences an exploration of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Performance Practitioners

  • Movements of Interweaving

    Dance and Corporeality in Times of Travel and Migration

    Edited by Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Holger Hartung

    Movements of Interweaving is a rich collection of essays exploring the concept of interweaving performance cultures in the realms of movement, dance, and corporeality. Focusing on dance performances as well as on scenarios of cultural movements on a global scale, it not only challenges the concept…

    Hardback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • The Neurocognition of Dance

    Mind, Movement and Motor Skills, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Bettina Bläsing, Martin Puttke, Thomas Schack

    Dance has always been an important aspect of all human cultures, and the study of human movement and action has become a topic of increasing relevance over the last decade, bringing dance into the focus of the cognitive sciences. Since the first edition of The Neurocognition of Dance was published,…

    Paperback – 2018-07-23
    Routledge

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