to the webpages of my book on international relations as performance. The man in leotards above is Louis XIV. Presidents and prime ministers don’t wear leotards anymore, but they are still performing. This is what the book is about. There is not a lot of actual text to read yet, but I’m adding primary sources almost every day. Click on the tags below to read more.
- Elias, The Court Society, 1983
- Hotson, The First Night of Twelfth Night, 1954
- Brissenden, Shakespeare and the Dance, 1981
- Court and Social Dance before 1800
- Académie Royale de Danse
ballet de cour Cartesian metaphysics chapter 1 Chapter 3 colonialism Concert of Europe Congress of Vienna dancing in the colonies Descartes Edgar Degas Embodiment factory labor first encounters First World War Futurism gymnastics heidegger hornpipe Islam louis xiv machines madness and modernity marching mass rallies mechanical society militarism mind-body modern dance Muslim practices Olympic games Phenomenology prayer Renaissance dance Republican diplomacy Rokumeikan self-determination sexual encounters social movements South Seas sports toy soldiers transgression travelers Turnen Turnvater Jahn