Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1177/1357034X05058017
Title: Introduction -- Bodily Performance: On Aura and Reproducibility
Authors: Turner, B.S. 
Issue Date: Dec-2005
Citation: 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
URI: http://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/131471
ISSN: 1357034X
DOI: 10.1177/1357034X05058017
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