The Resource Dance and the lived body : a descriptive aesthetics, Sondra Horton Fraleigh

Dance and the lived body : a descriptive aesthetics, Sondra Horton Fraleigh

Label
Dance and the lived body : a descriptive aesthetics
Title
Dance and the lived body
Title remainder
a descriptive aesthetics
Statement of responsibility
Sondra Horton Fraleigh
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"...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 Garth Fagan. "--Publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Fraleigh, Sondra Horton
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1588.3
LC item number
.F72 1987
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nagrin, Daniel
  • Sokolow, Anna
  • King, Kenneth
  • Fenley, Molissa
  • Streb, Elizabeth
  • Cunningham, Merce
  • Nikolais, Alwin
  • Dance
  • Existentialism
  • Phenomenology
  • Modern dance
  • Aesthetics
  • Danse
  • Existentialisme
  • Phénoménologie
  • Danse moderne
  • Esthétique
  • Aesthetics
  • Dance
  • Existentialism
  • Modern dance
  • Phenomenology
  • Dans
  • Existentiefilosofie
  • Fenomenologie
  • Filosofie
  • Tanz
  • Ästhetik
Label
Dance and the lived body : a descriptive aesthetics, Sondra Horton Fraleigh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 255-273
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction. Dance and existentialism : personal notes ; Existential context of modern dance ; Existential themes of modern dance -- Part 1. Dance and Embodiment. Dance and the lived body. Existential phenomenology ; Dance and dualism ; Overcoming dualism ; Spontaneous body -- Dance and self. Self known in its works ; The dancer in the dance ; The dance object: I-It ; Being the dance: I-Thou -- Dance itself. Of our own making ; Irreducible structure of dance ; Classical and existential models ; Inmost dance : immanent body -- Dance and the other. Passing between ; The dance stands out ; Body-for-other ; Poetic body -- Part 2. A Tension of Opposites. Dance tension. Cosmic motion and dance tension ; Phenomenal tensions in dance -- Point counterpoint. Definition-redefinition ; Countering definition ; The expressive subject : Nagrin and Sokolow ; The formative object : King, Fenley, Streb, Cunningham, Nikolais -- Expressionist-formalist tension. Aesthetic-historic tension ; Moving against expression ; Deconstruction and regeneration ; Cunningham and koans ; Transformations -- Mythic polarity. Female-male archetypes ; Genius of the heart ; Body of nature and culture ; Body of earth and heaven -- Part 3. Sign for Life. Acts of light. Dance and metaphysics ; Lived metaphysics ; Daily work -- Moving time-space. Our body of time and space ; Poetics of time and space -- Measure and relationship. Moving once ; Moving as one ; Moving as two ; Moving as a group -- Dance images. Of life: the dance image: Humphrey's Passacaglia, Sokolow's Dreams ; Falling everyday life : Farber's Ledge ; The open center: Wiener's Wind devil ; Fagan's Oatka Trail
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xli, 284 pages
Isbn
9780822955795
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
86019288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14130964
  • (OCoLC)ocm14130964
Label
Dance and the lived body : a descriptive aesthetics, Sondra Horton Fraleigh
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 255-273
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface -- Introduction. Dance and existentialism : personal notes ; Existential context of modern dance ; Existential themes of modern dance -- Part 1. Dance and Embodiment. Dance and the lived body. Existential phenomenology ; Dance and dualism ; Overcoming dualism ; Spontaneous body -- Dance and self. Self known in its works ; The dancer in the dance ; The dance object: I-It ; Being the dance: I-Thou -- Dance itself. Of our own making ; Irreducible structure of dance ; Classical and existential models ; Inmost dance : immanent body -- Dance and the other. Passing between ; The dance stands out ; Body-for-other ; Poetic body -- Part 2. A Tension of Opposites. Dance tension. Cosmic motion and dance tension ; Phenomenal tensions in dance -- Point counterpoint. Definition-redefinition ; Countering definition ; The expressive subject : Nagrin and Sokolow ; The formative object : King, Fenley, Streb, Cunningham, Nikolais -- Expressionist-formalist tension. Aesthetic-historic tension ; Moving against expression ; Deconstruction and regeneration ; Cunningham and koans ; Transformations -- Mythic polarity. Female-male archetypes ; Genius of the heart ; Body of nature and culture ; Body of earth and heaven -- Part 3. Sign for Life. Acts of light. Dance and metaphysics ; Lived metaphysics ; Daily work -- Moving time-space. Our body of time and space ; Poetics of time and space -- Measure and relationship. Moving once ; Moving as one ; Moving as two ; Moving as a group -- Dance images. Of life: the dance image: Humphrey's Passacaglia, Sokolow's Dreams ; Falling everyday life : Farber's Ledge ; The open center: Wiener's Wind devil ; Fagan's Oatka Trail
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xli, 284 pages
Isbn
9780822955795
Isbn Type
(pbk)
Lccn
86019288
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)14130964
  • (OCoLC)ocm14130964

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