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Title Touching and being touched : kinesthesia and empathy in dance and movement / edited by Gabriele Brandstetter, Gerko Egert, Sabine Zubarik
Published Boston : De Gruyter, [2013]

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Description 1 online resource (vi, 323 pages)
Contents Touching and being touched : motion, emotion, and modes of contact -- Rühren, Berühren, Aufruhr : stirring, stirring up, uprising / Jean-Luc Nancy -- Figure, plasticity, affect / Niklaus Largier -- Just like that : William Forsythe, between movement and language / Erin Manning and Brian Massumi -- Movements of touch in Maybe forever / Gerko Egert -- Cold burn (Telon Yakedo) : on touch in contemporary Japanese performance / Katherine Mezur -- The Fault lines of touching / Krassimira Kruschkova -- On "Inner touch" and the moving body : aisthêsis, kinaesthesis, and aesthetics / Mark Paterson -- Choreographies with and without a choreographer : intuitive and intentional corporeal interactions / Hilge Landweser -- "Listening" : kinesthetic awareness in contemporary dance / Gabriele Brandstetter -- Do you feel the same way too? / Corinne Jola -- Empathy, contagion and affect : the role of kinesthesia in watching dance / Dee Reyno-- Affective modulations in politics, theory and art / Marie-Luise Angerer -- Is the movment of the filmic image a sign of vitality? / Robin Curtis -- Feeling in and out : contact improvisation and the politics of empathy / Ann Cooper Albright -- "Touch me if you can" : the practice of close embrace as a facilitator of kinesthetic empathy in Argentine tango / Sabine Zubarik -- Lost and found in interpretation : senses and emotions in contexts of Argentine tango / Kornilia Chatzimasoura -- Dancing tango : the weave of an emotional, corporal and social network / Sonia Abadi
Summary Movement and touch are fundamental elements of dance - both for the dancers on stage and the spectators who are touched and moved by the performance. The papers collected in this volume (by scholars from a range of disciplines including dance, literature, and film studies, as well as philosophy and the neurosciences) focus on the relationship of movement, touch, and emotion, and how it can be understood in relation to kinesthesia and empathy
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Dance -- Physiological aspects
Muscular sense.
Touch -- Physiological aspects
Kinesthesis
PSYCHOLOGY -- Physiological Psychology.
Dance -- Physiological aspects
Muscular sense
Touch -- Physiological aspects
Tanz
Körperkontakt
Physiologische Psychologie
Form Electronic book
Author Brandstetter, Gabriele
ISBN 9783110292046
3110292041