Dancing Postcolonialism by Sabine Sorgel
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Dancing Postcolonialism
By Sabine Sorgel

Dancing Postcolonialism

The National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica Dance Scripts

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Dancing Postcolonialism by Sabine Sorgel

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This book presents the first in-depth critical and historical examination of the internationally renowned National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica (NDTC) in the context of postcolonial theatre. Combining a postcolonial theoretical framework with performance studies and dance analysis, the study examines the interrelationship of Jamaican modern dance theatre aesthetics and the Caribbean's complex cultural genealogy since 1492. Addressing issues of postcolonial nationalism and Jamaican identity politics, the book provides the first comprehensive study of the NDTC's modern dance theatre works as it situates dance theatre choreography at the centre of postcolonial independence politics and cultural theory in the Caribbean.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783899426427
ISBN-10: 3899426428
Format: Paperback
(226mm x 147mm x 15mm)
Pages: 238
Imprint: Transcript Verlag
Publisher: Transcript Verlag
Publish Date: 15-Jul-2007
Country of Publication: Germany

Books By Author Sabine Sorgel

Dance and the Body in Western Theatre by Sabine Sorgel Dance and the Body in Western Theatre, Paperback (September 2015)

While the body appears in almost all cultural discourses, it is nowhere as visible as in dance. This book captures the resurgence of the dancing body in the second half of the twentieth century by introducing students to the key phenomenological, kinaesthetic and psychological concepts relevant to both theatre and dance studies.

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Author Biography - Sabine Sorgel

Sabine Sorgel (Dr. phil.) teaches the history and theory of theatre and dance at Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. Her current research includes cross-cultural corporealities, contemporary performance and postcolonial theory.

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