Perspectives on Korean Dance (review)

Perspectives on Korean Dance (review) reviews PERSPECTIVES ON KOREAN DANCE. By Judy Van Zile. Middleton, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2001. 334 pp.; ill. $24.95 (paper). Judy Van Zile's Perspectives on Korean Dance is the latest of three volumes dealing with Korean dance published in recent years. There is a dry historical overview of dance in Korean Performing Arts (Korean International Theatre Institute, 1997), with little analysis of the dance forms mentioned, and few photographs to support a text filled with typographical errors. Korean Cultural Heritage III: Performing Arts (Korea Foundation, 1997) is a book to grace a coffee table after reading, with striking pictorial images of the broad variety of Korean dance, including modern dance, supported by dance criticism and analysis by some of Korea's leading dance historians and critics. Perspectives on Korean Dance surpasses the other volumes in range and depth. Van Zile notes in her introduction that she "set out to present a series of diverse perspectives" of Korean dance (p. xvii) and the text places dances in contexts ranging from the impact of Chinese culture in Korea to cultural colonialism to immigrant transitions. The diversity leads to questions about inclusion of certain material in the text, but Perspectives on Korean http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Asian Theatre Journal University of Hawai'I Press

Perspectives on Korean Dance (review)

Asian Theatre Journal, Volume 21 (2) – Jul 30, 2004

Loading next page...
 
/lp/university-of-hawai-i-press/perspectives-on-korean-dance-review-TnBf20A0dL
Publisher
University of Hawai'I Press
Copyright
Copyright © 2004 The University of Hawai'i Press.
ISSN
1527-2109
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

Abstract

reviews PERSPECTIVES ON KOREAN DANCE. By Judy Van Zile. Middleton, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 2001. 334 pp.; ill. $24.95 (paper). Judy Van Zile's Perspectives on Korean Dance is the latest of three volumes dealing with Korean dance published in recent years. There is a dry historical overview of dance in Korean Performing Arts (Korean International Theatre Institute, 1997), with little analysis of the dance forms mentioned, and few photographs to support a text filled with typographical errors. Korean Cultural Heritage III: Performing Arts (Korea Foundation, 1997) is a book to grace a coffee table after reading, with striking pictorial images of the broad variety of Korean dance, including modern dance, supported by dance criticism and analysis by some of Korea's leading dance historians and critics. Perspectives on Korean Dance surpasses the other volumes in range and depth. Van Zile notes in her introduction that she "set out to present a series of diverse perspectives" of Korean dance (p. xvii) and the text places dances in contexts ranging from the impact of Chinese culture in Korea to cultural colonialism to immigrant transitions. The diversity leads to questions about inclusion of certain material in the text, but Perspectives on Korean

Journal

Asian Theatre JournalUniversity of Hawai'I Press

Published: Jul 30, 2004

There are no references for this article.

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Search

Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly

Organize

Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.

Access

Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

DeepDyve

Freelancer

DeepDyve

Pro

Price

FREE

$49/month
$360/year

Save searches from
Google Scholar,
PubMed

Create folders to
organize your research

Export folders, citations

Read DeepDyve articles

Abstract access only

Unlimited access to over
18 million full-text articles

Print

20 pages / month

PDF Discount

20% off