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Author Satkunaratnam, Ahalya, author.

Title Moving bodies, navigating conflict : practicing bharata natyam in Colombo, Sri Lanka / Ahalya Satkunaratnam
Published Middletown, CT : Wesleyan University Press, [2020]
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Contents Introduction: Maneuvering identity, shifting nations -- Meaning making : bharata natyam as a transnational practice in translation -- Public aesthetics, public education : the role of the state in art education -- Staging war : choreographic strategies during war -- Shakthi superstar : in search of power and popularity -- Conclusion: Performing peace
Summary "Moving Bodies, Navigating Conflict is a performance-ethnographic examination of the ways in which dance embodies the physical, emotional, and social landscapes of Sri Lanka's civil war between the Sri Lankan government and the rebel separatists, the Tamil Tigers"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on April 02, 2020)
Subject Bharata natyam -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo
Dance -- Social aspects -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo
Ethnicity -- Social aspects -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo
War and society -- Sri Lanka -- Colombo
Bharata natyam.
Dance -- Social aspects.
Ethnicity -- Social aspects.
War and society.
Sri Lanka -- History -- Civil War, 1983-2009.
Sri Lanka -- Colombo.
Sri Lanka.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019049776
ISBN 0819578916
9780819578914