Chapter 4. Narratives of Embodiment: Body, Aging, and Career in Royal Ballet Dancers

  1. Helen Thomas and
  2. Jamilah Ahmed
  1. Steven P. Wainwright and
  2. Bryan S. Turner

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470775837.ch4

Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory

Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory

How to Cite

Wainwright, S. P. and Turner, B. S. (2004) Narratives of Embodiment: Body, Aging, and Career in Royal Ballet Dancers, in Cultural Bodies: Ethnography and Theory (eds H. Thomas and J. Ahmed), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470775837.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225843

Online ISBN: 9780470775837

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Keywords:

  • body;
  • aging;
  • Royal ballet dancers;
  • sociology of body;
  • pierre bourdieu

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Ballet, Body, and Bourdieu

  • Embodiment and the Dancer's Habitus

  • Aging and Career in Ballet

  • Discussion

  • Notes

  • References