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Author McNaughton, Patrick R.

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

Imprint Bloomington [Ind.] : Indiana University Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 300 pages) : color illustrations, map.
Series African expressive cultures
African expressive cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: An explosion of art at Dogoduman -- The performance -- How to view a bird dance -- Sidi Ballo at Dogoduman -- A closer look at Sidi Ballo -- Individuals intertwined -- Sidi Ballo's aesthetic milieu -- Form reconsidered in Mande light -- A Mande aesthetic profile -- An aesthetic of affect -- Expanding the beholder's share -- An atmosphere for Sidi Ballo's bird dance -- Conclusion: Bird masquerading is alive and well.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified MiAaHDL
Summary In A Bird Dance Near Saturday City, Patrick McNaughton carefully considers the components of a bird dance masquerade, its pace, the performers, and what the entire experience means for understandings of Bamana and West African aesthetics and culture.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve MiAaHDL
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Ballo, Sidi.
Ballo, Sidi.
Mandingo (African people) -- Africa, West -- Social life and customs.
Folk dancing, Mandingo -- Africa, West.
Africa, West -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: McNaughton, Patrick R. Bird dance near Saturday City. Bloomington [Ind.] : Indiana University Press, ©2008 9780253351487 (DLC) 2007046931 (OCoLC)182552909
ISBN 9780253000415 (electronic bk.)
0253000416 (electronic bk.)
9780253351487 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0253351480 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253219848 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0253219841 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
Standard No. 9786611958701