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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 : Indiana University Press, c2008.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 300 p., [16] p. of plates : col. ill., map.
Series African expressive cultures
African expressive cultures.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-287) 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject 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.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780253351487 (cloth : alk. paper)
0253351480 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780253219848 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0253219841 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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