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Toward Acknowledgment: Care in Diasporic Performances

Christine L. Garlough

in Desi Divas: Political Activism in South Asian American Cultural Performances

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037320
eISBN:
9781621039242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037320.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Social Groups

This chapter begins the discussion of how performance activists advocate a political commitment to justice and care through their performance art. The chapter opens with the story of Shyamala Moorty, ... More


From the Cabaret Number to the Melodrama of Dance Reform: Folded Corporeal Histories of the Dancer-Actress in the 1950s and 1960s

Usha Iyer

in Dancing Women: Choreographing Corporeal Histories of Hindi Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780190938734
eISBN:
9780190938772
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190938734.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 focuses on two Bharatanatyam-trained stars in the 1950s and 1960s, Vyjayanthimala and Waheeda Rehman, analyzing changes in film dance alongside the canonization of specific classical and ... More


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