The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora

The Day the Dancers Stayed: Performing in the Filipino/American Diaspora

By: Theodore S. Gonzalves (author)Hardback

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Description

A rite of passage for Filipino American college students, Filipino Cultural Night challenges official accounts of the past

About Author

Theodore S. Gonzalves is Associate Professor of American Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Contents

Acknowledgments Prologue Introduction 1. The Art of the State: Inventing Philippine Folkloric Forms (Manila, 1934) 2. "Take It from the People": Dancing Diplomats and Cultural Authenticity (Brussels, 1958) 3. Dancing into Oblivion: The Pilipino Cultural Night (Los Angeles, 1983) 4. Repetitive Motion: The Mechanics of Reverse Exile (San Francisco, 1993) 5. Making a Mockery of Everything We Hold True and Dear: Exploring Parody with Tongue in a Mood's PCN Salute (San Francisco, 1997) Conclusion Epilogue: Memoria Notes Bibliography Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781592137282
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9781592137282
  • ISBN10: 1592137288

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