Performativity and Social Space: A Study of Three Yamada-ryū Koto Musicians in The Northeast of The U.S.

Ariel, Daniel.
2017-04-20T13:56:46.133Z

Abstract: This thesis is an ethnographic project that aims to present the nuanced experiences of three women trained in the Yamada-ryū tradition for the Japanese koto, a thirteen-stringed zither. Predicated upon theories of performativity, cultural identity, and the construction of social space within a postmodern scheme, this project depicts these performers as women who have shaped the tradition... read more

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Music.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/011882
ID: tufts:21357
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