Dance: Rituals of Experience
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

Dance: Rituals of Experience

4.0 of 5 stars 4.00  ·  rating details  ·  2 ratings  ·  0 reviews
This book presents a powerful view of the history of dance, contrasting its role in Western civilization with its significance in other cultures. Highwater--a renowned critic, author, and lecturer on art, theater, music, and dance--links the history of dance to cultural forces as diverse as Karl Marx and Elvis Presley. Beginning with the original, ritualistic, and primal f...more
Paperback, 228 pages
Published December 12th 1996 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published January 1st 1978)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-12 of 12)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Mo Mon
Mo Mon is currently reading it
May 14, 2014
Karen Hoffmann
Karen Hoffmann marked it as to-read
May 06, 2014
Gaye marked it as to-read
Sep 23, 2013
Stephanie McGarrah
Stephanie McGarrah marked it as to-read
Mar 10, 2013
Jonathan marked it as to-read
Mar 17, 2012
Jennifer is currently reading it
Oct 25, 2008
Jim marked it as to-read
Mar 12, 2008
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Jamake Highwater is the author of a number of books for children, including The Ceremony of Innocence, a 1985 ALA Best Book for Young Adults, and I Wear the Morning Star, a 1988 IRA Young Adult Choice. Mr. Highwater lives in Hampton, CT.
More about Jamake Highwater...
Anpao: An American Indian Odyssey Myth and Sexuality The Primal Mind: Vision and Reality in Indian America The Sun, He Dies: A Novel about the End of the Aztec World Language of Vision: Meditations on Myth and Metaphor

Share This Book