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|Title:||Introduction -- Bodily Performance: On Aura and Reproducibility|
|Source:||Turner, B.S. (2005-12). Introduction -- Bodily Performance: On Aura and Reproducibility. Body & Society 11 (4) : 1-17. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1177/1357034X05058017|
|Abstract:||The author discusses Walter Benjamin's concepts of art & authenticity, arguing that the aura of dance can never be fully subordinated to modern techniques of reproduction. Dance is a text that has a national script -- ballet in China is different from modern dance in the United States, & it is also a gendered form. Nevertheless, Benjamin's aesthetics finds their most compelling realization in the presence of the aura of a moving body. D. Knaff.|
|Source Title:||Body & Society|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
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