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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Gestural (In)visibility in Béla Balázs and Helmuth Plessner

Lucia Ruprecht.

in Gestural Imaginaries

July 2019; p ublished online July 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Dance and Music. 7786 words.

This chapter juxtaposes the film criticism of Béla Balázs with the philosophical anthropology of Helmuth Plessner in order to carve out their approaches to gesture. It gives particular...

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Calinda

Eugène Borrel.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Baroque Music. 99 words.

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A dance, likely from Africa, that spread through Spanish America and the southern USA. The earliest known description dates from 1698, when Père Lavat (Nouveau...

Park, Sue-Yeon

Megan E. Hill.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Dance and Music; Contemporary Music. 304 words.

(b Ganghwa Island, South Korea, 1954). South Korean dancer, naturalized American. She was exposed to traditional Korean dance from a young age through the shamanistic Buddhist rituals...

McIntosh County Shouters

Cedric Dent.

in Oxford Music Online

November 2013; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; Dance and Music; Music and Religion; Folk, Indigenous, and Traditional Music; Contemporary Music. 281 words.

Ring shout performers. The group formed in the Bolden community of McIntosh County on the coast of Georgia to promote the survival of the Ring shout —the oldest African American...