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Brenda Dixon Gottschild

Brenda Dixon Gottschild is professor emerita of Dance Studies at Temple University and a former senior consultant/writer for Dance Magazine. She is the author of Digging the Africanist Presence in American Performance, Waltzing in the Dark, and The Black Dancing Body. Dixon Gottschild is the recipient of the 2013 Scholar Award from the International Association of Blacks in Dance.

Works

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Joan Myers Brown & the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina
A Biohistory of American Performance

Palgrave Macmillan
Founder of the Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO) and the Philadelphia School of Dance Arts, Joan Myers Brown's personal and professional histories...
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The Black Dancing Body
A Geography from Coon to Cool

Palgrave Macmillan
What is the essence of "black" dance in America, and what is the black dancing body? To answer these question, Brenda Dixon Gottschild charts an unorthodox...
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Waltzing in the Dark
African American Vaudeville and Race Politics in the Swing Era

Palgrave Macmillan
This unique study focuses on the social, racial, and artistic climate for African American performers working during the swing era—roughly the late 1920s...
Brenda Dixon Gottschild
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