Parabola: Myth and the Quest for Meaning; Volume IV, No. 2 (May 1979); Sacred Dance

Soft Cover, New York: Parabola, 1979. Good with no dust jacket.

Sound binding. Clean, tanned pages. Wrappers have tattering at spine repaired with clear tape; overall handling wear. ; Contents: Pagels, To the universe belongs the dancer: the Jesus round dance in the Acts of John. Epicycle: the plain of truth. Jeanes, Labyrintths: clues to the mysteries of the maze. Epicycle: the Nishan shamaness. McAllester, A paradigm of Navajo dance: powwow, disco, and the enemyway ceremony - is all dance sacred to the Navajo? Daniel, Bali behind the mask: a photographic essay on Balinese dance in lesson and performance. Epicycle: the first dance. Leaning on the moment: a conversation with Peter Brook (brilliant and controversial director discusses his aim in theater and film). Capra, Dynamic balance in the subatomic world: movement and change paralleled in the sciences of matter and spirit. Epicycle: lord of the dance. Prensky, Tai chi - spiritual martial art: a student of the ancient form describes the conditions of struggle it creates. Epicycle: Kate Crackernuts. Arcs: all lives...all dances...all is loud. Schimmel, Ritual of rebirth: the origin and experience of the whirling dervish dance. West, Reflection on reflection: Keith Critchlow's film demonstrates the underlying structure of all forms. Regular columns, reviews. ; 10" (25.4 cm) tall; 134 pages.

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