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Author McNaughton, Patrick R.

Title A bird dance near Saturday City : Sidi Ballo and the art of West African masquerade / Patrick R. McNaughton.

Published Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  305.896345 MCNA    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvii, 300 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : colour illustrations, map ; 24 cm.
Series African expressive cultures.
African expressive cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [273]-287) and index.
Contents Introduction. An Explosion of Art at Dogoduman -- Pt. 1. The Bird Dance at Dogoduman -- 1. The Performance -- 2. How to View a Bird Dance -- Pt. 2. Sidi Ballo and the Disposition of Individuals -- 3. Sidi Ballo at Dogoduman -- 4. A Closer Look at Sidi Ballo -- 5. Individuals Intertwined -- Pt. 3. From Dogoduman to an Aesthetic of Affect -- 6. Sidi Ballo's Aesthetic Milieu -- 7. Form Reconsidered in Mande Light -- 8. A Mande Aesthetic Profile -- 9. An Aesthetic of Affect -- Pt. 4. Making Meaning with a Bird -- 10. Expanding the Beholder's Share -- 11. An Atmosphere for Sidi Ballo's Bird Dance -- Conclusion: Bird Masquerading Is Alive and Well.
Subject Ballo, Sidi.
Mandingo (African people) -- Africa, West -- Social life and customs.
Folk dancing, Mandingo -- Africa, West.
Africa, West -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780253351487 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253351480 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253219848 (paperback: alk. paper)
0253219841 (paperback: alk. paper)