Impossible Bodies in Motion: The Representation of Martial Arts on the American Stage.

Langsner, Meron.

Abstract: This dissertation explores and interprets the representation of martial arts on the American stage as a specific manifestation of stylized stage violence. These appearances of simulated physical conflict relate to the larger embodied practices of both stage combat and martial arts, as well as how this phenomenon reflects societal understanding of the potentialities of the human body in m... read more

Tufts University. Department of Drama and Dance.
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