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Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies

Melanie Bales and Karen Eliot


Dance on Its Own Terms: Histories and Methodologies anthologizes a wide range of subjects examined from dance-centered methodologies: modes of research that are emergent, based in relevant systems of movement analysis, use primary sources and rely on critical, informed observation of movement. The anthology fills a gap in current scholarship by emphasizing dance history and core disciplinary knowledge rather than theories imported from disciplines outside dance. Individual chapters serve as case studies further organized into three categories of significant dance activity: perform ... More

Keywords: dance-centered methodologies, movement analysis, dance history, performance, reconstruction, pedagogy, choreographic process, notational systems, dance documentation

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199939985
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199939985.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Melanie Bales, editor
The Ohio State University

Karen Eliot, editor
The Ohio State University

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