Samba: Resistance in Motion

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Indiana University Press, Nov 22, 1995 - Performing Arts - 192 pages

Barbara Browning combines a lyrical, personal narrative with incisive theoretical accounts of Brazilian dance cultures. While she brings ethnographic, historiographic, and musicological scholarship to bear on her subject, Browning writes as a dancer, fully engaged in the dance cultures of Brazil and of Brazilian exile communities in the U.S.

 

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Contents

The Body Articulate
1
Divine Choreography and
35
Capoeiras Ironic
86
Of the Daughters of Gandhi and
127
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About the author (1995)

BARBARA BROWNING teaches diasporic literature and cultural studies in the English Department at Princeton University. She has studied, taught, and performed Brazilian dance in Brazil, the United States, and Europe.

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