Defiant Itineraries

Caribbean Paradigms in American Dance and Film

  • Authors
  • Lydia Platón Lázaro

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Lydia Platón Lázaro
    Pages 1-25
  3. Lydia Platón Lázaro
    Pages 27-68
  4. Lydia Platón Lázaro
    Pages 69-112
  5. Lydia Platón Lázaro
    Pages 113-153
  6. Lydia Platón Lázaro
    Pages 155-168
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 169-197

About this book


How did Caribbean rituals helped form new currents in the performing and visual arts of the United States? This book answers this question through an examination of the Caribbean-inspired dance creations of dancer/choreographer Katherine Dunham and the experimental films of avant-garde filmmaker Maya Deren.


dance dancing film performance visual arts

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2015
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Media & Culture Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-55807-0
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-47180-2
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