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Dance, Space And Subjectivity Valerie A. Briginshaw

Dance, Space And Subjectivity

Valerie A. Briginshaw

Published August 3rd 2001
ISBN : 9780230557543
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This book contains readings of American, British and European postmodern dances informed by feminist, postcolonialist, queer, and poststructuralist theories. It explores the roles dance and space play in constructing subjectivity. By focusing onMoreThis book contains readings of American, British and European postmodern dances informed by feminist, postcolonialist, queer, and poststructuralist theories. It explores the roles dance and space play in constructing subjectivity. By focusing on site-specific dance, the mutual construction of bodies and spaces, body-space interfaces and in-between spaces, the dances and dance films are read against the grain to reveal their potential for troubling conventional notions of subjectivity associated with a white, Western, heterosexual able-bodied, male norm.