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Beyond Your Expectations: Twenty-First-Century Mexico

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

This chapter provides an overview of contemporary twenty-first-century contexts in which the Dance of the Old Men and Night of the Dead circulate and are performed, encompassing staged, festival, and ... More


“To Carry the Dance of the People Beyond”: Jean-Léon Destiné, Lavinia Williams and Danse Folklorique Haïtienne

Millery Polyné

in From Douglass to Duvalier: U.S. African Americans, Haiti, and Pan Americanism, 18701964

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034720
eISBN:
9780813039534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034720.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the cultural manifestations of Pan Americanism through the development of Haitian folkloric dance by the Haitian-born dance director Jean-Leon Destine and the U.S. African ... More


Folklore and Parade from Jean Cocteau and Paul Valéry to André Varagnac: The Resurgence of French Folkloric Studies

Mark Franko

in The Fascist Turn in the Dance of Serge Lifar: Interwar French Ballet and the German Occupation

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197503324
eISBN:
9780197503362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197503324.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter reflects upon the commentary of two literary observers who were also in different ways practitioners of French ballet of the 1920s and 1930s—Jean Cocteau and Paul Valéry—and, of one ... More


Disseminating The Old Men: Mexico City, Europe, the World

Ruth Hellier-Tinoco

in Embodying Mexico: Tourism, Nationalism & Performance

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195340365
eISBN:
9780199896998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340365.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music, Dance

Chapter Nine provides a sense of the multifarious forms and contexts of presentation of the Dance of the Old Men that proliferated from 1968 onwards in Mexico, the USA, and Europe. Brief snapshots ... More


Dancing with the Revolution: Power, Politics, and Privilege in Cuba

Elizabeth B. Schwall

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781469662978
eISBN:
9781469663357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469662978.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book aligns culture and politics by focusing on an art form that became a darling of the Cuban revolution: dance. This history of staged performance in ballet, modern dance, and folkloric dance ... More


Lorna Feijóo and Nelson Madrigal

Toba Singer

in Fernando Alonso: The Father of Cuban Ballet

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044026
eISBN:
9780813046259
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044026.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Dance

Described by critics as “stunning with an exceptional attention to detail,” Lorna Feijóo (daughter of Lupe Calzadilla and sister of Lorena Feijóo) and her husband Nelson Madrigal, both principals at ... More


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