Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka

by

Write The First Customer Review
Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka - Reed, Susan A

Around the globe, dances that originate in village, temple, and court rituals have been adapted and transformed to carry secular meanings and serve new national purposes. In stage performances, dance competitions, and festivals worldwide, dance has become an emblem of ethnicity and an index of national identity. But what are the "backstage" ... Read More

Dance and the Nation: Performance, Ritual, and Politics in Sri Lanka 2010, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299231644

Unknown binding

Select