The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Islamic World

Title

The Dangerous Lives of Public Performers: Dancing, Sex, and Entertainment in the Islamic World

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Description

Examining performers from the ancient Mediterranean world to the modern Islamic Middle East, including India and Pakistan, Shay explores the careers, artistic performances, and legacies of these individuals who were forced to produce entertainment and art for, and have sex with, any and all patrons.

ISBN

9781137432384

Publication Date

2014

Publisher

Palgrave Macmillan

City

New York, NY

Keywords

performance, sex, dance, Middle East

Disciplines

Dance | Islamic World and Near East History | Performance Studies

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