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The Second Folk Revival

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the second folk revival, which occurred in the midcentury. Unlike the first, it has largely been studied as a music revival, but it transformed dance as well as song. Moreover, ... More


Re-Generation

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0008
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter chronicles the world of country dance as it underwent changes during the 1970s. The controversial 1974 visit to Pinewoods Camp of the pioneering dance choreographer and teacher from ... More


City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Daniel J. Walkowitz

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This is the story of English Country Dance, from its 18th-century roots in the English cities and countryside, to its transatlantic leap to the United States in the 20th century. The book argues that ... More


Orderly Bodies: Dancing New York, 1900–1914

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter explores the Anglo-American connection in the exchange of ideas that would help shape a folk revival in both New York and London. Even prior to World War I transatlantic crossings had ... More


Modern English Country Dance and the Culture of Liberalism

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0009
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter traces the emergence of a transcontinental Modern English Country Dance (MECD) and the liberal body carriage that its music and style promulgated. In the last decade of the twentieth ... More


Revival Stories

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0002
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter introduces some of the major threads that weave together to provide the complex fabric that is the history of English Country Dance (ECD) in the twentieth century. After a review of the ... More


Conclusion

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0010
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This concluding chapter illustrates how English Country Dance thrives in New York (and the United States) today, while comparatively languishing in London (and the United Kingdom). It notes the ... More


Planting a Colony in America

Daniel J. Walkowitz

in City Folk: English Country Dance and the Politics of the Folk in Modern America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814794692
eISBN:
9780814784525
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814794692.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter discusses the establishment of the country dance movement on U.S. soil during the Progressive Era. It begins with Cecil Sharp's arrival in New York in 1914, although he had been preceded ... More


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