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Ausdruckstanz, Workers’ Culture, and Masculinity in Germany in the 1920s and 1930s

Yvonne Hardt

in When Men Dance: Choreographing Masculinities Across Borders

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195386691
eISBN:
9780199863600
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195386691.003.009
Subject:
Music, Dance

Yvonne Hardt links the era of early German modern dance called Ausdruckstanz (expressive dance) and the workers’ culture movement in the Germany of the 1920s and 1930s. Both were influenced by the ... More


Jacob's Children and Flocks (29:31–Chap. 30): The Generating of Children (29:31–30:24)The Generating of Flocks (30:25–43)

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0031
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

The account of the generating of Jacob's children (Genesis 29:31–30:24) is balanced by an account of the generating of Jacob's flocks (30:25–43). The children are generated in the context of the ... More


The Long Journey Homeward (Chaps. 31–33): The Fear in Meeting Laban (31:1–32:2)The Greater Fear in Meeting Esau (32:3–Chap. 33)

Thomas L. Brodie

in Genesis as Dialogue: A Literary, Historical, and Theological Commentary

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138368
eISBN:
9780199834037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138368.003.0032
Subject:
Religion, Biblical Studies

Jacob's journey homeward, after an absence of twenty years, consists of two main episodes: journeying in fear to meet Laban (Genesis 31:1–32:2), and journeying in greater fear to meet Esau, the ... More


Heirs and Affines in The Merchant of Venice

Katharine Eisaman Maus

in Being and Having in Shakespeare

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199698004
eISBN:
9780191752001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199698004.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In The Merchant of Venice, written between Richard II and 1 Henry IV, Shakespeare considers some of the same issues from a different generic point of view. Merchant can highlight the question of what ... More


Becoming the Dada Body: Masks, Dance and Mime

Dafydd W. Jones

in Dada 1916 in Theory: Practices of Critical Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781781380208
eISBN:
9781781381526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781380208.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

The performative aspects of Zurich Dada (without which the inaugural formation would surely have passed unnoticed in the middle of the First World War) constitute the central interest of chapter 2 – ... More


Bodies in Motion: An Introduction

Ann M. Axtmann

in Indians and Wannabes: Native American Powwow Dancing in the Northeast and Beyond

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813049113
eISBN:
9780813050010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049113.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter introduces the Native American intertribal powwow as a popular and prolific performance genre. Powwows are spiritual, social, and communal events that occur annually throughout North ... More


Ezra Pound on Kinaesthetics, the Russian Ballet, and Machines

Susan Jones

in Literature, Modernism, and Dance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199565320
eISBN:
9780191765995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199565320.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The American writer Ezra Pound explored a range of genres, disciplines, and cultural contexts throughout his career. The chapter focuses on a neglected area of interest—his engagement with movement ... More


The Eye of the Storm: Preston Sturges and Performance

Diane Carson

in Refocus: the Films of Preston Sturges

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474406550
eISBN:
9781474416146
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474406550.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter analyses performance in The Lady Eve and The Palm Beach Story with comparisons and contrasts to several other Sturges comedies. It examines performative choices by Barbara Stanwyck, ... More


Rudolf Laban’s Dance Film Projects

Susanne Franco

in New German Dance Studies

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036767
eISBN:
9780252093869
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

Rudolf Laban was one of the leaders of Ausdruckstanz, and he has been studied as a thoughtful writer and theoretician, a talented choreographer, an inspired teacher, and a tireless organizer of ... More


The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business

Jessica Berson

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199846207
eISBN:
9780190272623
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199846207.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This book explores the corporate takeover of striptease and the concomitant commodification of eroticism in relation to class, race, and the culture industry. The last quarter century has seen a ... More


Gestures of Vibrating (Interruption) in Rudolf von Laban, Mary Wigman, and Walter Benjamin

Lucia Ruprecht

in Gestural Imaginaries: Dance and Cultural Theory in the Early Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190659370
eISBN:
9780190659417
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190659370.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter compares Rudolf von Laban’s and Mary Wigman’s practices and theories of vibrant gestural flow with Walter Benjamin’s theory of gesture as vibrant or intervallic interruption. For Laban ... More


Darion McCloud as Dave the Potter: The Model and the Artist’s Mission

Dianne Johnson

in Where Is All My Relation?: The Poetics of Dave the Potter

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199390205
eISBN:
9780199390229
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199390205.003.0015
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Johnson investigates the recent award-winning children’s book by Hill and Collier about Dave the Potter, in particular, the illustrated representation within it of the figure of Dave the Potter. A ... More


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