Dancing At The Crossroads : Memory and Mobility in Ireland.

Dancing at the crossroads used to be young people's opportunity to meet and enjoy themselves on mild summer evenings in the countryside in Ireland until this practice was banned by law, the Public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Irish cultural and political life, ""danc...

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Online Access:Electronic book from JSTOR
Main Author: Wulff, Helena.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published:New York, NY : Berghahn Books, 2007.
Series:Dance and performance studies.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements; Chapter 1: Into the Rhythm of the Dance; Chapter 2: Tradition Reinvented; Chapter 3: Memories in Motion; Chapter 4: The Link to the Land; Chapter 5: Storytelling Dance; Chapter 6: Winning the World's; Chapter 7: The Riverdance Moment; Chapter 8: Rooted Cosmopolitanism; Afterword; Bibliography; Index.