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  • Dance in the Fieldby Dr Theresa Jill Buckland

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 205.00

    This international collection on dance ethnography - the first of its kind - comprises original contributions on fieldwork in dance and human movement. Based on extensive fieldwork experience, it explores the major theoretical approaches, methods and concerns of dance and movement research from anthropological and ethnochoreological perspectives. The... more...

  • The Dance in Theoryby John Martin

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95

    Although originally published in 1965, this edition of The Dance in Theory was republished in 1989 as the same text with a new introduction by Jack Anderson. The Dance in Theory reprints the first third of John Martin's seminal 1939 book, Introduction to the Dance . It presents Martin's analysis of the theoretical underpinnings of modern dance,... more...

  • Dance is a Momentby Barbara Pollack; Charles Humphrey Woodford

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95

    Dance is a Moment captures Limón's personality and achievements through a combination of narrative, direct quotations and stunning photography. The portrait is divided according to the spheres of his life: Part I, Life, is biographical and traces Limón from revolution-torn Mexico to New York. Part II, Work, focuses on Limón's choreographic process,... more...

  • The Dancer Withinby Rose Eichenbaum; Aron Hirt-Manheimer

    Wesleyan University Press 2013; US$ 23.99

    Intimate portraits of some of the most beloved dancers in America more...

  • Dancing Culturesby Helene Neveu Kringelbach; Jonathan Skinner

    Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    Dance is more than an aesthetic of life ? dance embodies life. This is evident from the social history of jive, the marketing of trans-national ballet, ritual healing dances in Italy or folk dances performed for tourists in Mexico, Panama and Canada. Dance often captures those essential dimensions of social life that cannot be easily put into words.... more...

  • Dancing Femaleby Sharon E. Friedler; Susan B. Glazer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 72.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dancing Into Darknessby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1999; US$ 27.95

    Dancing Into Darkness is Sondra Horton Fraleigh's chronological diary of her deepening understanding of and appreciation for this art form, as she moves from a position of aesthetic response as an audience member to that of assimilation as a student. As a student of Zen and butoh, Fraleigh witnesses her own artistic and personal transformation through... more...

  • Dancing Revelationsby Thomas F. DeFrantz

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 20.99

    Alvin Ailey (1931-1989) is arguably the most important black American choreographer in the short history of modern dance. This study presents an examination of Ailey's range of choreography, considers its cultural sources, theories of African American Performance, and the ways in which Ailey shaped African American participation in modern dance. more...

  • Dancing Womenby Sally Banes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    Dancing Women: Female Bodies Onstage is a spectacular and timely contribution to dance history, recasting canonical dance since the early nineteenth century in terms of a feminist perspective. Setting the creation of specific dances in socio-political and cultural contexts, Sally Banes shows that choreographers have created representations of women... more...

  • Dancing in the Vortexby Vicki Woolf

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Paris at the turn of the century - Art Nouveau, Renoir, Toulouse-Lautrec and the Folies Bergere.  This was the atmosphere which nurtured the artistic development of the remarkable dancer and choreographer Ida Rubinstein.This long-awaited biography gives us a unique insight into the life of a remarkable woman, responsible for a fascinating chapter of... more...