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Performance, Costume, Staging

David Brown

in God and Mystery in Words: Experience through Metaphor and Drama

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199231836
eISBN:
9780191716201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231836.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines the Church's liturgy. The analysis proceeds in four stages. First, the relevance of the ritual of bodily actions to performance of the liturgy is examined, then liturgical ... More


The Simplex Gesture

Alain Berthoz

in Simplexity: Simplifying Principles for a Complex World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300169348
eISBN:
9780300177923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300169348.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter discusses the simplexity in gestures. It covers the concept of gesture; matching gestures and words; work gestures; the sacred gesture; and synergies of bodily expression of emotions.


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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