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News and resources on French thinker Michel Foucault (1926-1984)

Kélina Gotman, Choreomania. Dance and Disorder, Oxford Studies in Dance Theory. Oxford University Press. Description When political protest is read as epidemic madness, religious ecstasy as nervous disease, and angular dance moves as dark and uncouth, the disorder being described is choreomania. At once a catchall term to denote spontaneous gestures and the unruly movements …

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