Dancing At the Crossroads: Memory and Mobility in Ireland: 1 by Helena Wulff PDF

By Helena Wulff

Dancing on the crossroads was younger people's chance to satisfy and revel in themselves on gentle summer season evenings within the nation-state in eire till this tradition used to be banned via legislation, the general public Dance Halls Act in 1935. Now a key metaphor in Irish cultural and political existence, "dancing on the crossroads" additionally crystallizes the argument of this ebook: Irish dance, from Riverdance (the advertisement express) and aggressive dancing to bop theatre, conveys that eire is to be present in a crossroads state of affairs with a company base in a rather Irish culture that's additionally turning into a renowned a part of ecu modernity.

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