Bodies of Sound: Studies Across Popular Music and Dance by Susan C. Cook,Sherril Dodds

By Susan C. Cook,Sherril Dodds

From the ragtime one-step of the early 20th century to the modern practices of teenage membership cultures, well known dance and song are inextricably associated. This assortment finds the intimate connections among the corporeal and the sonic within the production, transmission and reception of renowned dance and song, that is imagined the following as ’bodies of sound’. the amount provokes a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary dialog that incorporates scholarship from Asia, Europe and the us, which explores subject matters from the 19th century via to the current day and engages with practices at neighborhood, nationwide and transnational degrees. partly I: developing the preferred, the authors discover how different types of renowned song and dance are built and de-stabilized, and their proclivity to suitable and re-imagine cultural kinds and meanings. partially II: Authenticity, Revival and Reinvention, the authors learn how renowned kinds produce and manage identities and meanings via their allure to and departure from cultural traditions. partially III: (Re)Framing price, the authors interrogate how values are inscribed, silenced, rearticulated and capitalized via renowned song and dance. And partially IV: Politics of the preferred, the authors learn the preferred as a domain of political negotiation and transformation.

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