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- Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 135.00
Looks at dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and the 1930s, including ballet, modern dance and dance in the cinema and Revue. Artists examined include Josephine Baker, Jean Cocteau, Valeska Gert, and George Balanchine. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95
Alien Bodies is a fascinating examination of dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Ranging across ballet and modern dance, dance in the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt looks at the work of European, African American, and white American artists. Among the artists who feature are: * Josephine Baker * Jean Borlin... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 94.99
Cadra McDaniel?s book, which is based on serious and solid research using both archival and published documents engaging contemporary Soviet and American periodicals and occasionally oral history, is a welcome addition to the growing literature about cultural production/consumption, cultural politics, and ideology in the Soviet Union, especially... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 29.95
This book considers the creative work and therapeutic and pedagogical approach of Anna Halprin, a dancer, choreographer, and early pioneer in the expressive arts healing movement. It looks at her 'Life/Art Process«' and the wider impact of her work across the fields of art, education, therapy and politics. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 35.95
This guidebook traces the life's work of radical dance-maker Anna Halprin, documenting her early career as a modern dancer in the 1940s through to the development of her groundbreaking approach to dance as an accessible and life-enhancing art form. Tracing the evolution of the San Francisco Dancers' Workshop, it explores Halprin's connections with... more...
- University of California Press 2007; US$ 29.95
Anna Halprin pioneered what became known as "postmodern dance," creating work that was key to unlocking the door to experimentation in theater, music, Happenings, and performance art. This first comprehensive biography examines Halprin?s fascinating life in the context of American culture?in particular popular culture and the West Coast as a center... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 72.95
A pioneer choreographer in modern American dance, Anna Sokolow has led a bewildering, active international life. Her meticulous biographer Larry Warren once looked up Anna Sokolow in a few reference books and found that she was born in three different years and that her parents were from Poland except when they were in Russia, and found many other... more...
- Wesleyan University Press 2014; US$ 31.99
List of Illustrations Acknowledgements A Note on Sources Argentina and Spanish Modernism The Formative Years (1888-1912) Giving Grace a Body: From the Music Hall to the Concert Stage (1912-1923) The Modernism of El amor brujo A Feminist Folklore: Argentina and the Women of Spain (1910-1936) Nationalism and Cubism: El fandango del candil and Triana... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00
Apollo?s Angels . She has written the only truly definitive history of the most impossibly fantastic art form, ballet?.Homans accomplishment is akin to setting the most delicate and beautiful of all the imperial Faberge eggs into a fissure high on Mount Rushmore and tracking its unlikely survival?Inspired?The story of Balanchine has been told before,... more...
- University of Iowa Press 1753; US$ 34.95
Out of his long history as dance critic for the New York Times, Jack Anderson gives us this important, comprehensive history of one of the liveliest and most unpredictable of the arts. Treating modern dance as a self-renewing art, Anderson follows its changes over the decades and discusses the visionary choreographers who have devised new modes... more...