Honest Bodies

Honest Bodies Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow HANNAH (VISITING ASSITANT PROFESSOR OF DANCE, Visiting Assitant Professor of Dance, Reed College) Kosstrin

Honest Bodies: Revolutionary Modernism in the Dances of Anna Sokolow illustrates the ways in which Sokolow's choreography circulated American modernism among Jewish and communist channels of the international Left from the 1930s-1960s in the United States, Mexico, and Israel. Drawing upon extensive archival materials, interviews, and theories from dance, Jewish, and gender studies, this book illuminates Sokolow's statements for workers' rights, anti-racism, and the human condition through her choreography for social change alongside her dancing and teaching for Martha Graham. Tracing a catalog of dances with her companies Dance Unit, La Paloma Azul, Lyric Theatre, and Anna Sokolow Dance Company, along with presenters and companies the Negro Cultural Committee, New York State Committee for the Communist Party, Federal Theatre Project, Nuevo Grupo Mexicano de Clasicas y Modernas, and Inbal Dance Theater, this book highlights Sokolow's work in conjunction with developments in ethnic definitions, diaspora, and nationalism in the US, Mexico, and Israel.

Specificaties

ISBN
9780199396931
Uitgever
Oxford University Press Inc
Taal
Engels
Bladzijden
0
Bindwijze
Paperback
Genre
Nederlandstalige literatuur

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