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 New,The Oxford Handbook of Critical Improvisation Studies, Volume 1

  • Editor: Lewis, George E.
  • Editor: Piekut, Benjamin

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Contents

  • Preface to Volume I
  • Introduction
  • George E. Lewis and Benjamin Piekut
  • I. Cognitions
  • 1. Cognitive Processes in Musical Improvisation
  • Roger Dean and Freya Bailes
  • 2. The Cognitive Neuroscience of Improvisation
  • Aaron L. Berkowitz
  • 3. Improvisation, Action Understanding, and Music Cognition With and Without Bodies
  • Vijay Iyer
  • 4. The Ghost in the Music, or The Perspective of an Improvising Ant
  • David Borgo
  • II. Critical Theories
  • 5. The Improvisative
  • Tracy McMullen
  • 6. jurisgenerative grammar (for alto)
  • Fred Moten
  • 7. Is Improvisation Present?
  • Michael Gallope
  • 8. Politics as Hypergestural Improvisation in the Age of Mediocracy
  • Yves Citton
  • 9. On the Edge: A Frame of Analysis for Improvisation
  • Davide Sparti
  • 10. The Salmon of Wisdom: On the Consciousness of Self and Other in Improvised Music and In the Language that Sets One Free
  • Alexandre Pierrepont
  • 11. Improvising Yoga
  • Susan Leigh Foster
  • III. Cultural Histories
  • 12. Michel de Montaigne, or Philosophy as Improvisation
  • Timothy Hampton
  • 13. The Improvisation of Poetry, 1750-1850: Oral Performance, Print Culture, and the Modern Homer
  • Angela Esterhammer
  • 14. Germaine de Stael's Corinne, or Italy and the Early Usage of Improvisation in English
  • Erik Simpson
  • 15. Improvisation, Time, and Opportunity in the Rhetorical Tradition
  • Glyn P. Norton
  • 16. Improvisation, Democracy, and Feedback
  • Daniel Belgrad
  • IV. Mobilities
  • 17. Improvised Dance in the Reconstruction of THEM
  • Danielle Goldman
  • 18. Improvising Social Exchange: African American Social Dance
  • Thomas F. DeFrantz
  • 19. Fixing Improvisation: Copyright and African American Vernacular Dancers in the Early Twentieth Century
  • Anthea Kraut
  • 20. Performing Gender, Race, and Power in Improv Comedy
  • Amy Seham
  • 21. Shifting Cultivation as Improvisation
  • Paul Richards
  • V. Organizations
  • 22. Improvisation in Management
  • Paul Ingram and Bill Duggan
  • 23. Free Improvisation as a Path-Dependent Process
  • Jared Burrows and Clyde G. Reed
  • VI. Philosophies
  • 24. Musical Improvisation and the Philosophy of Music
  • Philip Alperson
  • 25. Improvisation and Time-Consciousness
  • Gary Peters
  • 26. Improvising Impromptu, Or, What to Do with a Broken String
  • Lydia Goehr
  • 27. Ensemble Improvisation, Collective Intention, and Group Attention
  • Garry L. Hagberg
  • 28. Interspecies Improvisation
  • David Rothenberg
  • 29. Spiritual Exercises, Improvisation, and Moral Perfectionism:
  • With Special Reference to Sonny Rollins
  • Arnold I. Davidson
  • 30. Improvisation and Ecclesial Ethics
  • Samuel Wells