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Dance and the Lived Body A Descriptive Aesthetics by Sondra Horton Fraleigh

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dance,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Dance - General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8117345M
ISBN 100822955792
ISBN 109780822955795
OCLC/WorldCa36462017

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Dance imagery, no matter how abstract, has a lived ground: our lived body, our mythopoetic body, and our experience of time, space, and freedom. In order to consider various forms that dance imagery may take and to underscore the lived essence of all dance, I will describe specific imagery in dance master works from different historical periods. Sondra Horton Fraleigh chairs the Department of Dance at the State University of New York, Brockport. She is the author of Dance and the Lived Body and co-editor (with Penelope Hanstein) of Researching Dance: Evolving Modes of articles have been published in texts on dance and movement, philosophy, and cognitive development.4/5(2). In her remarkable book, Sondra Horton Fraleigh examines and describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through the existential and phenomenological literature on the lived body. She describes, with performance photographs, specific imagery in dance masterworks by Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow, Viola Farber, Nina Weiner, and Reviews: 1. The author of this work describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through existential and phenomenological literature on the "lived body". She draws upon the work of philosophers to describe dance through its lived ground, the human body.

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In her remarkable book, Sondra Horton Fraleigh examines and describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through the existential and phenomenological literature on the lived body. She describes, with performance photographs, Price: $   The Lived Body takes a fresh look at the notion of human embodiment and provides an ideal textbook for undergraduates on the growing number of courses on the sociology of the body.. The authors propose a new approach - an 'Embodied Sociology' - one which makes embodiment central rather than peripheral. They critically examine the dualist legacies of the past, assessing the ideas of Cited by: Buy Dance and the Lived Body New Ed by Sondra Horton Fraleigh (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Sondra Horton Fraleigh. In phenomenology, the lived body is your own body as experienced by yourself, as yourself. Your own body manifests itself to you mainly as your possibilities of acting in the world. It is what lets you reach out and grab something, for instance, but it also, and more importantly, allows for the possibility of changing your point of view.