Impossible Dance

Impossible Dance

Club Culture and Queer World-making

eBook - 2002
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"Impossible Dance is a highly accessible, original and engaging account of the complex and often heavily theorized debates around the body, identity and community. Focusing on gay, lesbian and queer club culture in the 1990s New York City, this is the first book to bring together vital issues such as dance culture, queer community, sex culture, HIV identity and politics. Based on four years of field work, the book takes readers on a journey from the streets of New York City into the dance clubs and onto the dance floor. Detailed interviews with club-goers capture their perspectives on how they stage their self-fashioning through dancing. Fiona Buckland argues that such dancing embodies and rehearses a powerful political imagination, laying claim to the space and to one's body as queer."--Publishers Weekly
Publisher: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2002]
Copyright Date: ©2002
ISBN: 9780819570543
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xxiv, 224 pages)
Additional Contributors: ebrary, Inc

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