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Queer Dance

Clare Croft (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780199377329
eISBN:
9780199377350
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199377329.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Queer Dance argues that dance has a particular charge in the larger field of queer activism and study because it emphasizes and offers language for how public, physical action can be a force of ... More


“Jazz means the blues”

Todd Decker

in Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520268883
eISBN:
9780520950061
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268883.003.0008
Subject:
Music, History, American

In 1952, Fred Astaire remarked that “jazz means the blues,” and this chapter examines this comment in practical terms by detailing Astaire's varied use of the twelve-bar blues progression as a ... More


Introduction: New Dance Studies/New German Cultural Studies

Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht

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/9780252036767.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

This introductory chapter first sets out the book's purpose, which is to offer fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that will resonate not only for scholars working in the field of dance, but ... More


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