Publisher: Lexington Books (January 7, 2016)
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As tales of Indian dance’s renaissance span virtually a whole century, there has emerged a globally dispersed group of Indian dancers, students and audiences who're deeply dedicated to preserving those traditions alive and experimenting with conventional dance languages to grapple with modern subject matters and matters. Scripting Dance in modern India is an edited quantity that contributes to this box of Indian dance reports. The booklet engages with a number of dance different types of India and their representations. The contributions are eclectic, together with writings via either students and performers who percentage their experiential wisdom. There are 4 sections within the booklet – part I titled, “Representations’ has 3 chapters that take care of textual representations and illustrations of dance and dancers, and the importance of these representations within the current. part II titled, “Histories in method” involves chapters that interact with the historiographies of dance types and recommend that histories are narratives which are constantly created. within the 3rd part, “Negotiations”, the 4 chapters tackle different ways that dance is embedded in society, and different ways that the aesthetics of a sort has to barter with social, monetary and political imperatives. the ultimate part, “Other Voices/ different our bodies” brings voices that are outdoors the mainstream of dance as ‘serious’ paintings.