Contemporary Indian Dance: New Creative Choreography in India and the Diaspora

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Palgrave Macmillan UK, Jul 26, 2011 - Performing Arts - 255 pages
Through discussion of a dazzling array of artists in India and the diaspora, this book delineates a new language of dance on the global stage. Myriad movement vocabularies intersect the dancers' creative landscape, while cutting-edge creative choreography parodies gender and cultural stereotypes, and represents social issues.

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Ketu H. Katrak, born in Bombay, India, is Professor in the Department of Drama at the University of California, Irvine (UCI), USA. She has served as Founding Chair of UCI's Department of Asian American Studies (1996-2004) and she is the author of Politics of the Female Body: Postcolonial Women Writers, Wole Soyinka and Modern Tragedy, and essays published in the fields of dance, drama and performance, south-Asian literary and cultural expression, and postcolonial and diaspora literature and culture.

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