Dancing the Self

Over a period of ten years, William Sax studied the inhabitants of the former kingdom of Garhwal, located in north India.

Dancing the Self

Dancing the Self

In this reflection on the pandav lila (a ritual reenactment of scenes from the Mahabharata), Sax opens a window on a fascinating (and threatened) aspect of rural Indian life and example of Hinduism as a living religion.

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The Dancing Self
Language: en
Pages: 249
Authors: Carol M. Press
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher:

The author employs psychoanalytic self psychology to analyze the creative process, emphasizing the self-world relationship and its transformative possibilities. This analysis is applied to the work of modern dance choreography, with special attention to the life and work of Paul Taylor. Drawing on this analysis, the implications of her theory
Dancing the Self
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: William Sturman Sax
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

In this reflection on the pandav lila (a ritual reenactment of scenes from the Mahabharata), Sax opens a window on a fascinating (and threatened) aspect of rural Indian life and example of Hinduism as a living religion.
Time and the Dancing Image
Language: en
Pages: 431
Authors: Deborah Jowitt
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1988 - Publisher: William Morrow & Company

Looks at the history of Western dance, discusses the influence of science and social and political change, and reviews the work of influential dancers and choreographers
The Dance of Life
Language: en
Pages: 132
Authors: Theresa Shirk Bowers
Categories: Ballroom dancing
Type: BOOK - Published: 1877 - Publisher:

This work extols dancing and the waltz and was written in response to "The dance of death, by William Herman," a work ascribed to Ambrose Bierce and Thomas A. Harcourt. Cf. Starrett, p. 28-30.
Become a Man of Confi-Dance
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Raoul Weinstein
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-09 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

This book addresses why dance, a major departure from those books available that tell you hhow to dance.It will help men of all ages see a picture of why they should be dancing, what dancing can bring to their lives and where becoming a confident dancer can lead. More men

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