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Author Miller, Lauren

Title The Routledge Companion to the Anthropology of Performance
Published Milton : Taylor & Francis Group, 2023


Description 1 online resource (561 p.)
Series Routledge Companions Series
Routledge Companions Series
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Table of Contents -- List of Figures -- List of Contributors -- Introduction: Performance as Anthropological Focus and Framework -- Histories, Theories, and Frameworks -- Performing as a Way of Knowing -- Performance and Identity -- Performance And/as Cultural Critique -- The Future of Performance Anthropology -- Additional Themes -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- Part I Histories, Theories, and Frameworks -- 1 Body and Mind: The Making of the Anthropology of Performance -- Early Approaches
Embodiment, Sensory Experience, and Performer -- Performance and an Aesthetics of the Ordinary -- Identity, Mobility, the Body as a Site of Culture -- Enminded Embodiment: A Landscape of Being in the World -- Scholars and Institutions -- New Technologies and New Communities -- Choreographing Identities in Conversation: Embodiment as a Mode of Communication -- Katherine Dunham -- Alvin Ailey -- Carmen De Lavallade -- Thomas DeFrantz -- Bill T. Jones -- Julie Taylor and Marta Savigliano: Tango: Embodied Political Statement -- Yvonne Daniel -- Aimee Meredith Cox
Some Conclusions: Bringing Together Body, Corporeal Intelligence, and Performance -- References -- 2 In the Spirit of Experience, Reflexivity, and Growth: Exploring the Ancestral Roots of Performance Anthropology -- The Anthropology of Vic and Edie Turner -- Reflexive and Experiential Dimensions to Performance Anthropology -- The Next Generation: The Turners and Performance Anthropology in Hindsight -- Ethnographic Performance in the Classroom -- Conclusion -- References -- 3 Performance and Aesthetics: Experiencing Expressive Events and Visual Arts -- The Emergence of Aesthetics
Aesthetics in Anthropology -- "Art By Destination" Versus "Art By Metamorphosis" -- Art, Objects, Images, Design -- Ethnography, Collaboration, Practice -- Alternative Aesthetics and Peak Experiences -- Taking Stock and Looking Ahead -- Acknowledgments -- Note -- References -- 4 Ritual as Performance -- What Is Ritual? -- Ritual and Theater -- Design Features of Ritual -- 1 Absence of Paraphrase -- 2 Sensory Intensification/Embodiment -- 3 Agency Reversal -- 4 Condensation -- 5 Interpretive Layering -- 6 Transformation/Reversal -- 7 Modularity -- 8 Pseudo-Instinct
Conclusion: The Playful Primate -- Notes -- References -- 5 Sport as Performance -- Opening With a Closing -- Moving Sport to Center Stage in Anthropology and Performance Studies -- Pedagogy and Performance -- Brittney Griner and Performance of Class, Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Politics -- Liveness, Affect, Mega-Events: Performance of Nation in the Olympic Games -- Brief Encore -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- 6 Weaving, Cloth, and Costumes as Vital Contributors to Performance -- Making the Cloth and Costumes: Preparations and Making of Essential Components in Creation
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Structural Messages and Symbolic Designs Related to Meaning and Indigenous Knowledge
Form Electronic book
Author Syring, David
ISBN 9781000907919