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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


Rhythm and Critique: Technics, Modalities, Practices

Paola Crespi and Sunil Manghani (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474447546
eISBN:
9781474491037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447546.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Investigates rhythm from the perspective of critical theory, philosophy and art Includes newly translated materials from Rudolf Laban and Henri Meschonnic Looks at rhythm in relation to theoretical ... More


The “Kinesphere” and the Body’s Other Spatial Envelopes in Rudolf Laban’s Theory of Dance

Margareta Ingrid Christian

in Objects in Air: Artworks and Their Outside around 1900

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226764771
eISBN:
9780226764801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226764801.003.0005
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter focuses on Rudolf Laban, early twentieth century choreographer and theorist of modern dance and his text The World of the Dancer, Die Welt des Tänzers. It uncovers the many contextual ... More


Space as Form

Margareta Ingrid Christian

in Objects in Air: Artworks and Their Outside around 1900

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226764771
eISBN:
9780226764801
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226764801.003.0006
Subject:
Art, Art History

This chapter turns to Laban’s increasingly abstract understanding of the bond between dancer and space, a bond he views in terms of a crystal morphology. There is a historical trajectory that leads ... 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


A Genealogy of Rhythm

Paola Crespi and Sunil Manghani

Paola Crespi and Sunil Manghani (eds)

in Rhythm and Critique: Technics, Modalities, Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474447546
eISBN:
9781474491037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447546.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Building on the conceptual account offered in the Introduction, this chapter provides an extensive survey of critical literatures in which rhythms and ideas about rhythm are significant, and which ... More


Drawing Rhythm: On the Work of Rudolf Laban

Paola Crespi

Paola Crespi and Sunil Manghani (eds)

in Rhythm and Critique: Technics, Modalities, Practices

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474447546
eISBN:
9781474491037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474447546.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

This chapter locates, in the wider context of critical theory, the practice-based approach to rhythm of choreographer and movement-thinker Rudolf Laban. In doing so, its aim is both to add a ... 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


Expressive Performance: Laban Movement Analysis

Paola Savvidou

in Teaching the Whole Musician: A Guide to Wellness in the Applied Studio

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780190868796
eISBN:
9780190868833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190868796.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

This chapter addresses the expressive component of performance as it relates to healthy physical alignment and effective communication using Laban Movement Analysis (LMA). The point of departure for ... More


From Earthquake to ‘Red Maquis’, September 1954 to June 1956

Neil Macmaster

in War in the Mountains: Peasant Society and Counterinsurgency in Algeria, 1918-1958

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198860211
eISBN:
9780191892400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198860211.003.0013
Subject:
History, Military History, World Modern History

The chapter examines how the Communist Party, following the decision of June 1955 to organize the paramilitary Combattants de la libération (CDL), established a short-lived guerrilla, the so-called ... More


Dada Dance: Sophie Taeuber’s Visceral Abstraction

Nell Andrew

in Moving Modernism: The Urge to Abstraction in Painting, Dance, Cinema

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780190057275
eISBN:
9780190057312
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190057275.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

Among the founding members of Zurich Dada, Sophie Taeuber created patterned textiles, pure painterly abstraction, anthropomorphic sculpture, intimate dolls, collaborative collages, and live dance ... 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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