File spoon-archives/postcolonial.archive/postcolonial_2003/postcolonial.0309, message 90


Subject: Re: Belly dancing
Date: Wed, 24 Sep 2003 08:51:49 -0400


Shashwati, there is Edward Said's piece on Tahheya Karyuka's belly dancing
in his Reflections on Exile. JK
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From: "Shashwati Talukdar" <lists-AT-shashwati.com>
To: <postcolonial-AT-lists.village.Virginia.EDU>
Sent: Tuesday, September 23, 2003 10:19 PM
Subject: Belly dancing


> I am looking for sources on belly dancing. Ethnographies, histories,
> literature...
>
> A colleague asserted that "belly-dancing" is a colonial
> invention-whether by master or native. I would love to prove him right.
>
>
> warm regards,
>
> Shashwati Talukdar
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