Scripting Dance in Contemporary India

As stories of Indian dance's renaissance span almost a full century, there has emerged a globally dispersed community of Indian dancers, scholars and audiences who are deeply committed to keeping these traditions alive and experimenting with traditional dance languages to grapple with contemporary themes and issues. Scripting Dance in Contemporary India is an edited volume that contributes to this field of Indian dance studies. The b...

American Dialects: A Manual for Actors, Directors, and Writers, 2nd Edition

This standard text, now in paperback for the first time-- the companion volume to Foreign Dialects-- American Dialects offers representative dialects of every major section of the United States. In each case, a general description and history of the dialect is given, followed by an analysis of vowel and consonant peculiarities, of its individual lilt and rhythm, and of its grammar variations. There are also lists of the idioms and id...

Mellencamp: American Troubadour

Throughout his prolific career, John Mellencamp has performed more than twenty Top 40 hits, has been nominated for thirteen Grammy Awards, and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Hits like "Jack and Diane," "Small Town," and "Cherry Bomb" are iconic American songs that have played an important role in defining midwestern music and developing the rock genre. Despite his critical and commercial success, however, the ...

DuMont Bildatlas Sardinien: Luxus & Landidylle, Auflage: 2

DuMont Bildatlas Sardinien - Die Legende sagt, dass Sardinien Gottes letztes Werk ist – sein Meisterwerk. Und das hat seinen Grund: Sardinien begeistert mit seiner einzigartigen Naturlandschaft, smaragdgrünem Wasser und Buchten mit feinstem weißen Sand. Aber nicht nur Strandliebhaber und Wanderer kommen auf ihre Kosten, sondern auch Kulturinteressierte: Grotten, Ruinenstätten und Nuraghen-Anlagen zeugen von einer antiken und geheimni...

DuMont direkt Reiseführer Bretagne: Mit großem Faltplan

Eigensinnig beharren die Bretonen darauf, sich in ihrer ganz im Westen Frankreichs gelegenen Region von der Hauptstadt Paris weder gängeln noch auf der Nase herumtanzen zu lassen. Mit den 15 »Direkt-Kapiteln« des Reiseführers von Manfred Görgens können Sie sich zwanglos unter die Bretonen mischen, direkt in das Lebensgefühl in der Bretagne eintauchen, aktiv in der Natur entspannen und die Highlights kennenlernen: Spektakuläre Granitf...

Mediated Associations: Cinematic Dimensions of Social Theory

Rather than focusing on the abstract and individualizing character of cinema, Mediated Associations elucidates the collective character of cinematic objects. O'Connor argues that social theory must come to terms with the new mobilities and speed of cinema, and the various ways in which the affect - as a virtual moment of collective experience - is inserted into the flow of movement and structures cinematic events. In considering the ...

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, 2nd Edition

Mastering Mountain Bike Skills is your guide for riding better, faster and more confidently on all terrain. World champion racer Brian Lopes and renowned coach Lee McCormack provide you with all of the key techniques and skills you’ll need to take your ride to the next level. This new and improved edition of Mastering Mountain Bike Skills provides detailed, technical instruction for every mountain biking discipline: ·      Trail ·   ...

Steroids: A New Look at Performance-Enhancing Drugs

Sports fans or not, readers will be fascinated by this revealing examination of the pressures leading to the widespread use of steroids in sport and the negative, unintended consequences of their ban. • A comprehensive history of steroid use in Olympic sport and the policy decisions related to their proscription

Neuroimaging: Clinical Applications

The scope of this book is not to provide a comprehensive overview of methods and their clinical applications but to provide a "snapshot" of current approaches using well established and newly emerging techniques. Contents 1. Congenital Malformation of the Brain 2. Neuroimaging in Inborn Errors of Metabolism 3. Acquired Demyelinating Disorders of the CNS in Children 4. Landau Kleffner Syndrome: Neuroradiology Aspect 5. Neurocristopath...

The Fat Lady Sings

In the analytic encounter, body meets body, yet rarely is body mentioned. Without a body, we become like the nymph Echo, a disembodied voice condemned to echo what she hears. Rooted in analytical psychology, The Fat Lady Sings challenges the notion that the fat patient must change to fit into a thin world. For years we have been bombarded by warnings about the Obesity Epidemic, a concern rivaling that about terrorism. Curiously, the ...