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Hutsul Dance Steps

  • Author / Creator
    Olijnyk, Paul C
  • This thesis explores recontextualization of four motifs from the Ukrainian dance Hutsulka. The goal of this thesis is to critically evaluate the assumption that motifs from a staged performance of a Hutsulka have strong continuity with the village participatory dance tradition. Four common motifs, which appear in both the vival and reflective contexts, have been selected for analysis in this study. Much of the thesis text will involve a comparison of these motifs as they are performed in their respective contexts.

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  • Graduation date
    2013-11
  • Type of Item
    Thesis
  • Degree
    Master of Arts
  • DOI
    https://doi.org/10.7939/R3MX2H
  • License
    This thesis is made available by the University of Alberta Libraries with permission of the copyright owner solely for non-commercial purposes. This thesis, or any portion thereof, may not otherwise be copied or reproduced without the written consent of the copyright owner, except to the extent permitted by Canadian copyright law.
  • Language
    English
  • Institution
    University of Alberta
  • Degree level
    Master's
  • Department
    • Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies
  • Specialization
    • Ukrainian Folklore
  • Supervisor / co-supervisor and their department(s)
    • Nahachewsky, Andriy (Modern Language and Cultural Studies)
  • Examining committee members and their departments
    • Roland, Peter (Modern Language and Cultural Studies)
    • Nahachewsky, Andriy (Modern Language and Cultural Studies)
    • Markula, Pirkko (Physical Education and Recreation)