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Title When men dance : choreographing masculinities across borders / edited by Jennifer Fisher and Anthony Shay
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009


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 MELB  792.8081 Fis/Wmd  AVAILABLE
 MELB  792.8081 Fis/Wmd  AVAILABLE
Description x, 422 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Maverick men in ballet: rethinking the making it macho strategy / Jennifer Fisher -- What we know about boys who dance: the limitations of contemporary masculinity and dance education / Doug Risner -- Is dance a man's sport too? The performance of athletic-coded masculinity on the concert dance stage / Maura Keefe -- Transcending gender in ballet's lines / Jill Nunes Jensen -- The performance of unmarked masculinity / Ramsay Burt -- Pricked dances: the spectator, dance, and masculinity in early 18th-century England / John Bryce Jordan -- Gender trumps race? Cross-dressing Juba in early blackface minstrelsy / Stephen Johnson -- Ausdruckstanz, workers' culture, and masculinity in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s / Yvonne Hardt -- Choreographing masculinity: hypermasculine dance styles as invented tradition in Egypt, Iran, and Uzbekistan / Anthony Shay -- Native motion and imperial emotion: male performers of the orient and the politics of the imperial gaze / Stavros Stavrou Karayanni -- Ibrahim Farrah: dancer, teacher, choreographer, publisher / Barbara Sellers-Young -- From gynemimemis to hypermasculinity: the shifting orientations of male performers of south Indian court dance / Hari Krishnan
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Male dancers.
Male dancers -- History.
Male dancers -- Social conditions.
Gender identity in dance.
Dance -- Sociological aspects.
Dance -- Anthropological aspects.
Author Fisher, Jennifer, 1949-
Shay, Anthony, 1936-
LC no. 2008050034
ISBN 9780195386691 alkaline paper
9780195386707 alkaline paper