Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture

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In Sharing the Dance , Cynthia Novack considers the development of contact improvisation within its web of historical, social, and cultural contexts. This book examines the ways contact improvisers (and their surrounding communities) encode sexuality, spontaneity, and gender roles, as well as concepts of the self and society in their dancing. While focusing on the changing practice of contact improvisation through two decades of social transformation, Novack's work incorporates the history of rock dancing and disco, the ...

Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture 1990, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299124441

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Sharing the Dance: Contact Improvisation and American Culture 1990, University of Wisconsin Press

ISBN-13: 9780299124403

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