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Bodies of Sound free pdf From the ragtime one-step of the early twentieth century to the contemporary practices of youth club cultures, popular dance and music are inextricably linked. This collection reveals the intimate connections between the corporeal and the sonic in the creation, transmission and reception of popular dance and music, which is imagined here as `bodies of sound'. The volume provokes a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary conversation that includes scholarship from Asia, Europe and the United States, which explores topics from the nineteenth century through to the present day and engages with practices at local, national and transnational levels.In Part I: Constructing the Popular, the authors explore how categories of popular music and dance are constructed and de-stabilized, and their proclivity to appropriate and re-imagine cultural forms and meanings. In Part II: Authenticity, Revival and Reinvention, the authors examine how popular forms produce and manipulate identities and meanings through their attraction to and departure from cultural traditions. In Part III: (Re)Framing Value, the authors interrogate how values are inscribed, silenced, rearticulated and capitalized through popular music and dance. And in Part IV: Politics of the Popular, the authors read the popular as a site of political negotiation and transformation.

About Dr Sherril Dodds

Dr Sherril Dodds is Chair and Professor of Dance at Temple University, USA. Her scholarship centres on popular, social and screen dance practices and she has authored two books: Dance on Screen: Genres and Media from Hollywood to Experimental Art (2001) and Dancing on the Canon: Embodiments of Value in Popular Dance (2011). She is a founding member of the UK research group PoP Moves and sits on the Board of Directors and Editorial Board of the Congress on Research in Dance and the Editorial Boards of the Korean Society of Dance and Society of Dance History Scholars.Susan C. Cook is Professor of Music and the academic associate dean for the Arts and Humanities in the Graduate School at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her teaching and research focus on contemporary and American musics of all kinds and demonstrate her abiding interest in dance history, cultural criticism and interdisciplinary scholarship. She is the author of Opera for a New Republic, co-editor of Cecilia Reclaimed and contributed essays to Audible Traces, The Cambridge History of Twentieth-Century Music, the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Teaching Music History, Contemporary Theatre Review, Woman and Music and The Arts of the Prima Donna.Sherril Dodds, Susan C. CookClare Parfitt-Brown, Joanna Bosse, Theresa Jill Buckland, Simon Featherstone, Anne Margrete Fiskvik, Joanna Hall, Danielle Robinson,d Jeff Packman, Rachel Duerden, Bonnie Rowell, Chih-Chieh Liu, Laura Robinson, Catherine Tackley.

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Author : Dr Sherril Dodds
Publisher : Ashgate Publishing Limited
Data Published : 28 May 2013
ISBN : 1472402162
EAN : 9781472402165
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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