Download PDF by Anthea Kraut: Choreographing Copyright: Race, Gender, and Intellectual

By Anthea Kraut

ISBN-10: 0199360367

ISBN-13: 9780199360369

ISBN-10: 0199360375

ISBN-13: 9780199360376

Choreographing Copyright is a brand new old and cultural research of U.S. dance-makers' funding in highbrow estate rights. Stretching from the overdue 19th century to the early twenty-first, the publication reconstructs efforts to win copyright defense for choreography and teases out their raced and gendered politics, exhibiting how dancers have embraced highbrow estate rights as a method to either consolidate and contest racial and gendered power.

A variety of the artists featured within the booklet are famous within the background of yank dance, together with Loie Fuller, Hanya Holm, and Martha Graham, Agnes de Mille, and George Balanchine. however the publication additionally uncovers a bunch of marginalized figures--from the South Asian dancer Mohammed Ismail, to the African American pantomimist Johnny Hudgins, to the African American blues singer Alberta Hunter, to the white burlesque dancer religion Dane--who have been both attracted to positioning themselves as topics instead of items of property.

Drawing on serious race and feminist theories and on cultural stories of copyright, Choreographing Copyright bargains clean perception into the raced and gendered hierarchies that govern the theatrical industry, white women's traditionally contingent dating to estate rights, legacies of possession of black our bodies and appropriation of non-white hard work, and the stress among dance's ephemerality and its reproducibility.

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