"Relying on literary theories, the author discusses the role of dance and the body in Afro-Brazilian secular and sacred practices. Ethnographic study addresses samba academies, candombl‚e, capoeira, and carnival dances"--Handbook of Latin American Studies, v. 58.
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1996 de la Torre Bueno Prize, Dance Perspectives FoundationAbout the Author:
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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Book Description Indiana University Press, 1995. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0253328675