Dance: Rituals of Experience

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This book presents a powerful view of the history of dance, contrasting its role in Western civilization with its significance in other cultures. Highwater--a renowned critic, author, and lecturer on art, theater, music, and dance--links the history of dance to cultural forces as diverse as Karl Marx and Elvis Presley. Beginning with the original, ritualistic, and primal forms of dance, he traces its decline into empty ceremonial forms while all along insisting that dance is a fundamental life impulse made visible in motion ...

Dance: Rituals of Experience 1996, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195112054

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Dance: Rituals of Experience 1992, Princeton Book Company Publishers

ISBN-13: 9780871271747

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Dance: Rituals of Experience 1985, Alfred van der Marck Editions

ISBN-13: 9780912383071

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Dance : rituals of experience 1978, A & W Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9780894790201

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