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Parading the Carnivalesque: Masking Circum-Caribbean Demands: With Catherine Evleshin

Yvonne Daniel

in Caribbean and Atlantic Diaspora Dance: Igniting Citizenship

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036538
eISBN:
9780252093579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036538.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines the Carnival and other parade dancing that have brought the people of the African Diaspora together in festive merrymaking. More specifically, it highlights the Carnivalesque ... More


Madness after Foucault: Medieval Bacchanals

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Dance

The nineteenth-century imagination of the Middle Ages—specifically the St. John’s Day dances that intensified in the wake of the bubonic plague, or ‘Black Death’—emphasized bacchanalian raucousness. ... More


Coda: Moving Fields, Modernity, and the Bacchic Chorus

Kélina Gotman

in Choreomania: Dance and Disorder

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190840419
eISBN:
9780190840457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190840419.003.0013
Subject:
Music, Dance

Modernity can be understood as the cultivation of a fantasy about the past: in the case of choreomania, this ‘past’ was imagined as a rumbling horde, a Bacchic chorus against which purposeful ... More


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