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Revolutionary Bodies : Chinese Dance and the Socialist Legacy / Emily Wilcox.

By: Wilcox, Emily [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Berkeley, CA : University of California Press, [2018]Copyright date: ©2018Description: 1 online resource (322 p.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780520971905.Subject(s): Choreography -- China -- History | Dance -- China -- History | Socialism and dance -- China -- History | SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural & SocialOnline resources: Open Access | Cover
Contents:
Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Illustrations and Audiovisual Media -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction. Locating Chinese Dance: Bodies in Place, History, and Genre -- 1. From Trinidad to Beijing: Dai Ailian and the Beginnings of Chinese Dance -- 2. Experiments in Form: Creating Dance in the Early People's Republic -- 3. Performing a Socialist Nation: The Golden Age of Chinese Dance -- 4. A Revolt from Within: Contextualizing Revolutionary Ballet -- 5. The Return of Chinese Dance: Socialist Continuity Post-Mao -- 6. Inheriting the Socialist Legacy: Chinese Dance in the Twenty-First Century -- Glossary of Chinese Terms -- Notes and References -- Index
Title is part of eBook package:UC Press eBook-Package 2018Summary: A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. This book is freely available in an open access edition thanks to TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem)-a collaboration of the Association of American Universities, the Association of University Presses, and the Association of Research Libraries. Learn more at the TOME website, available at: openmonographs.org.Revolutionary Bodies is the first English-language primary source-based history of concert dance in the People's Republic of China. Combining over a decade of ethnographic and archival research, Emily Wilcox analyzes major dance works by Chinese choreographers staged over an eighty-year period from 1935 to 2015. Using previously unexamined film footage, photographic documentation, performance programs, and other historical and contemporary sources, Wilcox challenges the commonly accepted view that Soviet-inspired revolutionary ballets are the primary legacy of the socialist era in China's dance field. The digital edition of this title includes nineteen embedded videos of selected dance works discussed by the author.
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Frontmatter -- Contents -- List of Illustrations and Audiovisual Media -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction. Locating Chinese Dance: Bodies in Place, History, and Genre -- 1. From Trinidad to Beijing: Dai Ailian and the Beginnings of Chinese Dance -- 2. Experiments in Form: Creating Dance in the Early People's Republic -- 3. Performing a Socialist Nation: The Golden Age of Chinese Dance -- 4. A Revolt from Within: Contextualizing Revolutionary Ballet -- 5. The Return of Chinese Dance: Socialist Continuity Post-Mao -- 6. Inheriting the Socialist Legacy: Chinese Dance in the Twenty-First Century -- Glossary of Chinese Terms -- Notes and References -- Index

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A free ebook version of this title is available through Luminos, University of California Press's Open Access publishing program. Visit www.luminosoa.org to learn more. This book is freely available in an open access edition thanks to TOME (Toward an Open Monograph Ecosystem)-a collaboration of the Association of American Universities, the Association of University Presses, and the Association of Research Libraries. Learn more at the TOME website, available at: openmonographs.org.Revolutionary Bodies is the first English-language primary source-based history of concert dance in the People's Republic of China. Combining over a decade of ethnographic and archival research, Emily Wilcox analyzes major dance works by Chinese choreographers staged over an eighty-year period from 1935 to 2015. Using previously unexamined film footage, photographic documentation, performance programs, and other historical and contemporary sources, Wilcox challenges the commonly accepted view that Soviet-inspired revolutionary ballets are the primary legacy of the socialist era in China's dance field. The digital edition of this title includes nineteen embedded videos of selected dance works discussed by the author.

Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.

This eBook is made available Open Access under a CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0 https://www.degruyter.com/dg/page/open-access-policy

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