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While Zora Neale Hurston and her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God have become widely celebrated, she was also a prolific stage director and choreographer. In the 1930s Hurston produced theatrical concerts that depicted a day in the life of ...
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"A magnificently complex argument based in meticulous archival research, Choreographing Copyright examines the function of copyright in both affirming and contesting key cultural values for artists of different raced, classed, and gendered identities."--Susan Leigh Foster, Distinguished Professor, UCLA"Choreographing Copyright is a provocative book that sheds new light on the history of modern, vernacular and commercial dance. By attending to the raced, gendered and classed biases that influence choreographers' claims of originality, authorship and ownership, Kraut lends keen insight into the implicit social politics behind the fixing of moving bodies. She finds in vibrant case studies arguments about subjectivity, property, protection and value writ large and pushes us to recognize the instabilities of bids for personhood through creative expression."--Nadine George-Graves, Professor, University of California San Diego Department of Theater and Dance
Anthea Kraut is Associate Professor in the Department of Dance at University of California, Riverside, where she teaches courses in critical dance studies. Her first book, Choreographing the Folk: The Dance Stagings of Zora Neale Hurston, was published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2008 and received a Special Citation from the Society of Dance History Scholars' de la Torre Bueno Prize(r) for distinguished book of dance scholarship.
Acknowledgments ; Preface ; Introduction: Dance Plus Copyright ; Chapter One: White Womanhood and Early Campaigns for Choreographic Copyright ; Chapter Two: The Black Body as Object and Subject of Property ; Chapter Three: "Stealing Steps" and Signature Moves: Alternative Systems of Copyright ; Chapter Four: "High-brow Meets Low-Down": Copyright on Broadway ; Chapter Five: Copyright and the Death/Life of the Choreographer ; Coda: Beyonce v. De Keersmaeker ; Appendix: A Timeline of Intellectual Property Rights and Dance in the United States ; Select Bibliography ; Index