Baring unbearable sensualities : hip hop dance, bodies, race, and power / Rosemarie A. Roberts.

"Hip hop dance transmission embodies historical and contemporary oppression and resistance, as dancing Black and Brown bodies bear the responsibility of negotiating social, economic and political conditions and ultimately assert and challenge power through performance"--

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Roberts, Rosemarie A. (Author)
Language:English
Published: Middletown, Connecticut : Wesleyan University Press, [2021]
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Physical Description:xxv, 182 pages ; 23 cm
Variant Title:
Hip hop dance, bodies, race, and power
Format: Book
Contents:
  • Conceptions of bodies and embodiments in dance
  • Ocularcentrism and social ghosts
  • The excess of allusion
  • If Descartes danced
  • Sharing unbearable sensualities in mixed company, or the art of critical engagement.