Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices.

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Akinleye, Adesola, ed. Narratives in Black British Dance: Embodied Practices. UK: Palgrave Macmillan, 2018, pp.296, ISBN: 9783319703145.

This book explores Black British dance, and thus, it bring together the voices of dance-artists, scholars, teachers and choreographers to look at a range of performing arts from dancehall to ballet, providing valuable insights into dance theory, performance, pedagogy, identity and culture. Hence, it challenges the presumption that Blackness, Britishness or dance are monolithic entities, instead arguing...

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