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Title Performing Brazil : essays on culture, identity, and the performing arts / edited by Severino J. Albuquerque and Kathryn Bishop-Sanchez
Published Madison, Wisconsin : The University of Wisconsin Press, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (vi, 305 pages .)
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Arts, Brazilian.
Brazilians -- Ethnic identity.
Dance -- Brazil.
Performing arts -- Brazil.
Brazil -- Civilization.
Form Electronic book
Author Albuquerque, Severino João Medeiros, editor
Bishop-Sanchez, Kathryn, editor
ISBN 0299300633 (electronic bk.)
9780299300630 (electronic bk.)