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Watching Weimar dance

Kate Elswit

Watching Weimar dance

by Kate Elswit

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dance,
  • Intellectual life,
  • History,
  • Politics and government,
  • Arts and society

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKate Elswit
    SeriesOxford studies in dance theory, Oxford studies in dance theory
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1651 .E57 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxv, 252 pages
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166961M
    ISBN 10019984481X, 0199844836
    ISBN 109780199844814, 9780199844838
    LC Control Number2013040840
    OCLC/WorldCa866619831

      The Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research will be awarded each year to the best book in dance published during the previous three calendar years. The award carries a cash value of $ DSA adjudicates the award, while the Oscar G. Brockett Center for Theatre History and Criticism at the University of Texas Austin provides the. She is author of Watching Weimar Dance (Oxford University Press ), about the strange things people claimed to see while watching dances in and from the Weimar Republic, which won both the Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research and honorable mention for the Callaway Prize.

      Despite the book’s subtitle, the tragedy of Weimar is not Weitz’s story. Instead he invites us to appreciate some of the era’s most exhilarating . Like a moth to the flame: Modernity and Mary Wigman,

      In my stay-at-home isolation, I am binge-watching "Babylon Berlin” (a series on Netflix, based on the smash-hit best-selling book series by Volker Kutscher), The series evokes the giddy uneasy atmosphere in Germany's Weimar Republic between the World Wars. I figured a re-watch was in order since the third season just aired on Netflix. contemporary dance. Google books will have many articles relating to the evolution of contemporary dance. Read articles relating to the contemporary dance scene. Who and what influenced change? Something to watch There are many choreographers who we will study at A Level Dance. Matthew Bourne, Jasmin Vardimon, Akram Khan and Hofesh Schechter.


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Watching Weimar Dance asks what audiences saw on stages from cabaret and revue to concert dance and experimental theatre in the turbulent moment of the Weimar Republic. Spectator reports that performers died or became half-machine archive not only the physicality of past performance, but also the ways audiences used the temporary world of the Cited by: 9.

Watching Weimar Dance asks what audiences saw on stages from cabaret and revue to concert dance and experimental theatre in the turbulent moment of the Weimar Republic. Spectator reports that performers died or became half-machine archive not only the physicality of past performance, but also the ways audiences used the temporary world of the Manufacturer: Oxford University Press.

Watching Weimar Dance Kate Elswit Oxford Studies in Dance Theory. Brings insights from Dance, Theatre, and Performance Studies to Weimar Studies and vice versa to develop a culturally-situated model of watching; Considers the transnational connections and afterlives of Weimar-era dance, including historicizing the post-World War II usage of.

"Watching Weimar Dance" asks what audiences saw in the peculiarly turbulent and febrile moment of the Weimar Republic. It closely analyses the reception of various performances, from cabaret to concert dance and experimental theatre, in their own time and place - at home in interwar Germany, on tour, and later returning from exile after World War II.

Watching Weimar Dance asks what audiences saw in the peculiarly turbulent and febrile moment of the Weimar Republic. It closely analyses the reception of various performances, from cabaret to concert dance and experimental theatre, in their own time and place - at home in interwar Germany, on tour, and later returning from exile after World War II.5/5(1).

Watching Weimar Dance Kate Elswit Abstract. This book asks what audiences saw in the peculiarly turbulent and febrile moment of the Weimar Republic. It closely analyses the reception of various performances, from cabaret to concert dance and experimental theatre, in their own time and place — at home in interwar Germany, on tour, and later Author: Kate Elswit.

Impossible spectacles: death, dance, and direct expression --Imagining the dancing machine --Three stories about private parts --The politics of watching: staging sacrifice across the Atlantic --Watching after Weimar: dance's intellectual property and the protection of memory.

Series Title: Oxford studies in dance theory. Responsibility: Kate. Book Review of Kate Elswit, Watching Weimar Dance. Buy Watching Weimar Dance by Kate Elswit from Waterstones today.

Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ She applied the “Page 99 Test” to her new book, Watching Weimar Dance, and reported the following: Watching Weimar Dance is about the strange things people claimed to see on stage during the Weimar Republic.

I posit that spectator accounts archive not only the physicality of past performance, but also the ways audiences used the temporary. body."--Dance Research Journal"In Watching Weimar Dance, Elswit has made an important contribution to the way we practice dance historiography."--TDR: The Drama Review Kate Elswit is a Lecturer in Theatre and Performance Studies at the University of Bristol.

My first book Watching Weimar Dance (Oxford University Press, ) is about the strange things people claimed to see while watching dances in and from the Weimar Republic, and received both the Oscar G.

Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research for best book in dance and the Joe A. Callaway Prize honourable mention for best book on theatre or drama. Kate Elswit is a scholar–artist whose research on performing bodies combines dance history, performance studies theory, cultural studies, experimental practice and technology.

She is the author of Watching Weimar Dance (), which won both the Oscar G. Brockett Book Prize for Dance Research and an honorable mention for the Callaway Prize, and of Theatre & Dance. Magic Realism Art in Weimar Germany by Matthew Gale and Katy Wan Book Review - from the exhibition from Tate Modern #magicrealism #artinweimargermany #germanart.

Get this from a library. Watching Weimar dance. [Kate Elswit] -- This title historicizes and theorizes the spectatorship of dances in and from interwar Germany - at home, on tour, and later returning from exile - developing a culturally-situated model of watching.

Now reissued, this book combines: a full account of Wigman's life and work an analysis of her key ideas detailed di View Watching Weimar Dance Watching Weimar Dance. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, ; pp.

xxvi +11 illustrations. $ cloth, $ e-book. - Volume 58 Issue 3 - Dan Venning Watching Weimar Dance Watching Weimar. Watching Weimar dance / Kate Elswit.

Author/creator Elswit, Kate: Format: Book and Print: Publication Info: Oxford ; New York: Oxford University Press, [] Description: xxxv, pages: illustrations ; 25 cm.

Oxford studies in dance theory Oxford studies in dance theory. ^A Bibliography note: Includes bibliographical. University of London and author of Watching Weimar Dance (Oxford University Press, ) and Theatre & Dance (Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming Theatre& series).

She has won three major awards for scholarly publications—the Gertrude Lippincott Award from the Society of Dance History Scholars. She won the Gertrude Lippincott Award from the Society of Dance History Scholars for her essay in TDR: The Drama Review, and the Biennial Sally Banes Publication Prize from the American Society for Theatre Research for her Modern Drama essay, and is an editor of Dance Theatre Journal.

Her book Watching Weimar Dance is forthcoming (OUP. Watching Weimar Dance. Kate Elswit Print publication date: Print ISBN Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content. On Daythere were book burnings organized by Nazi students; on Daysterilization laws were announced. Elisabeth continued to support the party, even as her own daughter in Holland hid a.Kate Elswit is an academic and dancer whose research on performing bodies combines dance history, performance studies theory, cultural studies, experimental practice, and technology.

She is author of Watching Weimar Dance (Oxford University Press ), about the strange things people claimed to see while watching dances in and from the Weimar Republic, which won .