Bells of Change by Pallabi Chakravorty
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Bells of Change
By Pallabi Chakravorty

Bells of Change

Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity in India

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Bells of Change by Pallabi Chakravorty

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This is the first critical study of Kathak dance. The book traces two centuries of Kathak, from the colonial nautch dance to classical Kathak under nationalism and post-colonialism to transnationalism and globalization. Reorienting dance to focus on the lived experiences of dancers from a wide cross-section of society, the book narrates the history of Kathak from baijis and tawaifs to the global stage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905422487
ISBN-10: 1905422482
Format: Paperback
(231mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publisher: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Books By Author Pallabi Chakravorty

Dance Matters by Pallabi Chakravorty Dance Matters, Hardback (October 2009)

Offers a multidisciplinary perspective on dance scholarship and practice in India and its diaspora. This title outlines how dance histories have been written and rewritten, how aesthetic and pedagogical conventions have changed and are changing, and how politico-economic shifts shaped Indian dance's negotiation with modernity.

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Author Biography - Pallabi Chakravorty

Pallabi Chakravorty is Assistant Professor in the Dept of Music and Dance at Swarthmore College, USA. Founder and artistic director of Courtyard Dancers, she is an anthropologist, dancer, choreographer, and cultural worker.

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