Dancing Across Borders: Danzas Y Bailes Mexicanos
Olga Nájera-Ramírez, Norma Elia Cantú, Brenda M. Romero
University of Illinois Press, 2009 - History - 445 pages
This book explores Mexican popular and traditional dance practices on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, addressing questions of authenticity, aesthetics, identity, interpretation, and research methodologies in dance performance. Contributors include not only noted scholars from a variety of disciplines but also several dance practitioners who reflect on their engagement with dance and reveal subtexts of dance culture.
Contributors are Norma E. Cantú, Susan Cashion, María Teresa Ceseńa, Xóchitl C. Chávez, Adriana Cruz Manjarrez, Renée de la Torre Castellanos, Peter J. García, Rudy F. García, Chris Goertzen, Martha González, Elisa Diana Huerta, Sydney Hutchinson, Marie "Keta" Miranda, Olga Nájera-Ramírez, Shakina Nayfack, Russell Rodríguez, Brenda M. Romero, Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter, José Sánchez Jiménez, and Alberto Zárate Rosales.
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