Film & Performance Studies

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Time and Place Are Nonsense

The Films of Seijun Suzuki

University of Washington Press

Analyzes film director Seijun Suzuki's career in light of the cultural and political turmoil of post-World War II Japan.

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Familiar and Foreign

Identity in Iranian Film and Literature

Athabasca University Press

In Familiar and Foreign, Mannani and Thompson set out to explore the tensions surrounding the ongoing formulation of Iranian identity by bringing together essays on poetry, novels, memoir, and films.

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Butoh Dance Training

Secrets of Japanese Dance through the Alishina Method

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, Singing Dragon

This book is a complete guide to the Alishina Method which draws on classical and avant-garde Japanese dance traditions to offer a systemized approach to Butoh dance training. It provides practical instruction and fully illustrated exercises, including instruction on basic body training and exercises for cultivating Qi and refining the senses.

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The Moving Researcher

Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis in Performing Arts Education and Creative Arts Therapies

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The Moving Researcher offers a complete approach to Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis, detailing the original method, exploring recent developments and examining its applications. With contributions from internationally renowned professionals at key institutions, this book covers all concepts taught as part of the Certificate of Movement Analysis.

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Staging Corruption

Chinese Television and Politics

UBC Press

A study of the television dramas about government corruption that became hugely popular in the mid-1990s and their reflection of China’s post-Socialist anxieties.

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Anna Halprin

Dance - Process - Form

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book considers the creative work and therapeutic and pedagogical approach of Anna Halprin, a dancer, choreographer, and early pioneer in the expressive arts healing movement. It looks at her 'Life/Art Process®' and the wider impact of her work across the fields of art, education, therapy and politics.

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