5. Dancing Korea : New Waves Of Choreographers And Dance Companies

by Malborg Kim

5. Dancing Korea : New Waves Of Choreographers And Dance Companies

  • ISBN-13: 9781565913295
  • Author(s): Malborg Kim
  • Subject: Art & design styles: from c 1960
  • Publisher: Kodansha Europe Head Office
  • Imprint: Hollym
  • Publication Date: 01-07-2012
  • Format: p/b

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£15.99
Koreans have always enjoyed and appreciated dance. Ancient historical records show that men and women of all ages used to come together and dance and drum for days until they reached a state of spiritual ecstasy. After the mid-20th century, as Korean society Westernized a t a n u n p r e c e d e n t e d l y r a p i d p a c e , c o n t e m p o r a r y Korean dance took on diverse forms, reflecting the ideological chaos and conflicts of that period. This book provides an overview of the history and current status of contemporary Korean dance along with major contemporary dancers and
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Koreans have always enjoyed and appreciated dance. Ancient historical records show that men and women of all ages used to come together and dance and drum for days until they reached a state of spiritual ecstasy. After the mid-20th century, as Korean society Westernized a t a n u n p r e c e d e n t e d l y r a p i d p a c e , c o n t e m p o r a r y Korean dance took on diverse forms, reflecting the ideological chaos and conflicts of that period. This book provides an overview of the history and current status of contemporary Korean dance along with major contemporary dancers and