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Digging the Africanist Presence in American Performance: Dance and Other Contexts
Digging the Africanist Presence in American Performance: Dance and Other Contexts
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ean: 9780275963736, isbn: 027596373X,

This ground-breaking work brings dance into current discussions of the African presence in American culture. Dixon Gottschild argues that the Africanist aesthetic has been invisibilized by the pervasive force of racism. This book provides evidence to...


Dancing Till Dawn: A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
Dancing Till Dawn: A Century of Exhibition Ballroom Dance (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
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ean: 9780313276477, isbn: 0313276471,

This fascinating book explores the rich history of exhibition ballroom dancing from its heyday in the 1910s to the present. Julie Malnig's record of this intimate, theatrical genre of dance features male-female teams--idolized as theatre personalitie...


American Film and Society since 1945, 5th Edition
American Film and Society since 1945, 5th Edition
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ean: 9781440859458, isbn: 1440859450,

From Steven Spielberg's Lincoln to Clint Eastwood's American Sniper, this fifth edition of this classic film study text adds even more recent films and examines how these movies depict and represent the feelings and values of American society.• Ana...


The Aesthetics of Ambivalence: Rethinking Science Fiction Film in the Age of Electronic (Re) Production (Contributions to the Study of Science Ficti)
The Aesthetics of Ambivalence: Rethinking Science Fiction Film in the Age of Electronic (Re) Production (Contributions to the Study of Science Ficti)
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ean: 9780313256875, isbn: 031325687X,

Brooks Landon's book is wide-ranging, thought-provoking, and near state-of-the-art. It concerns science fiction film and, toward the end, almost becomes SF in its provocative speculations on the future of such film. His study is really two books in o...


Underground Dance Masters: Final History of a Forgotten Era
Underground Dance Masters: Final History of a Forgotten Era
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ean: 9780313386923, isbn: 0313386927,

This book is a comprehensive, historical bible on the subject of urban street dance and its influence on modern dance, hip hop, and pop culture.• Includes coverage of all of the major players in urban dance• Places current dance phenomena―from ...


Philosophy and the Analysis of Music: Bridges to Musical Sound, Form, and Reference (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
Philosophy and the Analysis of Music: Bridges to Musical Sound, Form, and Reference (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
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mpn: bibliography, index, ean: 9780313283451, isbn: 0313283451,

A musical experience is marked by the synthesis of passion and rationality, emotion and understanding, and body and mind. Ferrara demonstrates that each method of musical analysis confines musical significance to a single level: formal methods explai...


Johann Sebastian Bach: Heritage and Obligation
Johann Sebastian Bach: Heritage and Obligation
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sku: 2170035, ean: 9780313203732, isbn: 0313203733,

A speech delivered on September 12, 1950 at the Bach commemoration of the city of Hamburg, Germany....


Dancing Spirits: Rhythms and Rituals of Haitian Vodun, the Rada Rite (Contributions to the Study of Music & Dance)
Dancing Spirits: Rhythms and Rituals of Haitian Vodun, the Rada Rite (Contributions to the Study of Music & Dance)
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ean: 9780313297182, isbn: 0313297185,

The reflexive approach and the concept of bimusicality have made possible this in-depth study of the Rada rite, the foundation of the complex and sensationalized religion of Haiti, Vodun. Fleurant returned to his native Haiti to immerse himself in th...


Spike Lee: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue (Modern Filmmakers)
Spike Lee: Finding the Story and Forcing the Issue (Modern Filmmakers)
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ean: 9780313392269, isbn: 0313392269,

Spike Lee's journey from guerrilla filmmaker to Hollywood insider is explored in light of his personal background, the cultural influence of his films, and the extensive scholarship his movies have inspired.• Examines the full range of Lee's career...


David Fincher: Films That Scar
David Fincher: Films That Scar
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ean: 9780313377723, isbn: 0313377723,

Film scholar Mark Browning offers the first detailed analysis of the work of David Fincher, director of the critically acclaimed films Se7en, Fight Club, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.• Includes a bibliography of cited texts...


Handel's Messiah: Origins, Composition, Sources
Handel's Messiah: Origins, Composition, Sources
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780313244261, isbn: 031324426X,

This monograph, translated from the original Danish, concentrates on the plan and execution of 'Messiah', its singers and performances, manuscripts and editions, and aesthetics. . . . For all scholarly collections. Library Journal...




Heirs and Rebels: Letters Written to Each Other and Occasional Writings on Music
Heirs and Rebels: Letters Written to Each Other and Occasional Writings on Music
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ean: 9780313223846, isbn: 031322384X,



Gluck and His Operas: with an Account of Their Relation to Musical Art
Gluck and His Operas: with an Account of Their Relation to Musical Art
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mpn: black & white illustrations, ean: 9780837169385, isbn: 0837169380,



The Wind and Wind-Chorus Music of Anton Bruckner (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
The Wind and Wind-Chorus Music of Anton Bruckner (Contributions to the Study of Music and Dance)
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mpn: 1, black & white illustrations, ean: 9780313308345, isbn: 0313308349,

This comprehensive study treats the wind works of Anton Bruckner as a complete genre and uses them to illustrate how the composer evolved in style throughout his career. A major nineteenth-century composer, organist, and church musician, Bruckner's c...


Beethoven: Letters, Journals and Conversations
Beethoven: Letters, Journals and Conversations
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ean: 9780837198996, isbn: 0837198992,

Format Hardcover Subject Literary Collections Publisher Greenwood Pub Group...


The 25 Sitcoms That Changed Television: Turning Points in American Culture
The 25 Sitcoms That Changed Television: Turning Points in American Culture
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ean: 9781440838866, isbn: 1440838860,

This book spotlights the 25 most important sitcoms to ever air on American television―shows that made generations laugh, challenged our ideas regarding gender, family, race, marital roles, and sexual identity, and now serve as time capsules of U.S....



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