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American AllegoryLindy Hop and the Racial Imagination$
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Black Hawk Hancock

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226043074

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2014

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.001.0001

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Lead in: The Cost of Insight

Lead in: The Cost of Insight

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(p.5) Lead in: The Cost of Insight
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American Allegory
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Black Hawk Hancock

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226043241.003.0002

This chapter discusses the author's immersion into the worlds of Lindy Hop and Steppin'. He participated in all aspects of the Lindy Hop dance culture and became a regular social dancer in the Chicago Steppin' world. The present volume is a confluence of three narratives: (1) an historical narrative of his immersion in and passage through the Lindy Hop and Steppin' worlds; (2) a personal narrative of his own development as a student of dance, as a scholar, and as an individual; and (3) a theoretical and methodological narrative that develops his experiences and approaches in the field to larger studies of race, culture, and identity.

Keywords:   dance culture, dancing, Lindy Hop, Steppin', social dancer

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