Bells of Change
Kathak Dance, Women and Modernity in India
By (author) Pallabi Chakravorty
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Bells of Change by Pallabi Chakravorty
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9781905422487
(231mm x 153mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publisher: Seagull Books London Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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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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