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Performing indigenous culture on stage and screen: a harmony of frenzy

By: Schultz, Marianne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: UK Palgrave macmillan 2016Description: xi, 242 p.ISBN: 9781137595997.Subject(s): Maori (New Zealand people) - Performing arts - New Zealand - History | New Zealand - Performing arts | Indigenous cultureDDC classification: 791.0993 Summary: Examining corporeal expressions of indigenousness from an historical perspective, this book highlights the development of cultural hybridity in New Zealand via the popular performing arts, contributing new understandings of racial, ethnic, and gender identities through performance. The author offers an insightful and welcome examination of New Zealand performing arts via case studies of drama, music, and dance, performed both domestically and internationally. As these examples show, notions of modern New Zealand were shaped and understood in the creation and reception of popular culture http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137595997#aboutBook
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Table of Contents:


1.Prologue/introduction
2.Maori, New Zealand and empire on stage
3.Alfred Hill and Princess Iwa: Maori music and musical hybridity
4.Performing landscape, people and stories: Rotorua and the Reverend Frederick Augustus Bennett
5.A harmony of frenzy: Maori in Manhattan 1909-1910
6."Maori-land" on film
7.Encore/conclusion.



Examining corporeal expressions of indigenousness from an historical perspective, this book highlights the development of cultural hybridity in New Zealand via the popular performing arts, contributing new understandings of racial, ethnic, and gender identities through performance. The author offers an insightful and welcome examination of New Zealand performing arts via case studies of drama, music, and dance, performed both domestically and internationally. As these examples show, notions of modern New Zealand were shaped and understood in the creation and reception of popular culture


http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137595997#aboutBook

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