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  • Jazz Danceby Lindsay Guarino; Wendy Oliver

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 34.95

    The history of jazz dance is best understood by comparing it to a tree. The art form's roots are African. Its trunk is vernacular, shaped by European influence, and exemplified by the Charleston and the Lindy Hop. The branches are many and varied and include tap, Broadway, funk, hip-hop, Afro-Caribbean, Latin, pop, club jazz, popping, B-boying, party... more...

  • Ballade by Anna Sokolowby Ray Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    First Published in 1993. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. 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...

  • Meeting Places: Locating Desert Consciousness in Performanceby Mary Elizabeth Anderson

    Editions Rodopi 2014; US$ 42.00

    Over the period 1999-2005, choreographer and dancer Tess de Quincey and a team of international artists conducted a series of art-laboratories and performances in and around the Central Desert town of Alice Springs. These art-labs culminated in the 2005 performance of Dictionary of Atmospheres, staged during the Alice Desert Festival. Drawing upon... more...

  • European Dance since 1989by Joanna Szymajda

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 31.95

    This edited collection charts the development of contemporary dance in Central and Eastern Europe since the literal and symbolic revolutions of 1989. Central Europe and the former Soviet Bloc countries were a major presence in dance ? particularly theatrical dance ? throughout the twentieth century. With the fragmentation of traditional structures... more...

  • The Dance Criticism of Arlene Croceby Marc Raymond Strauss

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2005; US$ 49.95

    Prominent dance critic Arlene Croce wrote for The New Yorker during the 1970s, '80s and '90s. Through more than 200 critiques in that magazine, she confirmed a classical aesthetic framework for dance, influencing the work of numerous contemporary critics as well as the tastes of audiences. This book explores that framework and provides an interpretive... more...

  • Urheberrecht von Choreografenby Maja Murza

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00

    Although dance is one of the world's oldest art forms, choreography was first included in the laws of Germany, France and the USA as a separate category of copyrightable works during the course of the 20th century. This work places special emphasis on the following questions: which concepts can be protected as a work of choreography and how is the... more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    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...

  • Rock 'n' Roll Dances of the 1950sby Lisa Sagolla

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 37.00

    This descriptive and analytic study examines how 1950s rock 'n' roll dancing illuminates the larger cultural context out of which the dancing arose. more...

  • Close Encountersby Linda Rolfe; Anna Craft; Veronica Jobbins

    Institute of Education Press 2011; US$ 32.95

    Close Encounters show how creativity - a vital component in 21st century education - and the special relationships that facilitate it can be nurtured through dance in schools. The findings from this research project will enrich the thinking of practitioners, researchers and policy makers interested in arts practices and educational futures. more...