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  • The Moving Researcherby Julio Mota; Jackie Hand; Melina Scialom; Susanne Schlicher; Regina Miranda; Rosel Grassmann; Ciane Fernandes

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Moving Researcher offers a complete approach to Laban/Bartenieff Movement Analysis, detailing the original method, exploring recent developments and examining its applications. With contributions from internationally renowned professionals at key institutions, this book covers all concepts taught as part of the Certificate of Movement Analysis. more...

  • Choreography And The Specific Imageby Daniel Nagrin

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2001; US$ 23.95

    ?The world outside has burst into the studio,? writes the influential dancer, teacher, and choreographer Daniel Nagrin. Many dancers want passionately to confront concrete, difficult subjects. But their formalistic training hasn?t prepared them for what they need to say. This book, the first on choreography approached through content rather than structure,... more...

  • Dance And Lived Bodyby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 26.95

    In her remarkable book, Sondra Horton Fraleigh examines and describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through the existential and phenomenological literature on the lived body . She describes, with performance photographs, specific imagery in dance masterworks by Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow,... more...

  • Dancing Identityby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 32.50

    Combining critical analysis with personal history and poetry, Dancing Identity presents a series of interconnected essays composed over a period of fifteen years. Taken as a whole, these meditative reflections on memory and on the ways we perceive and construct our lives represent Sondra Fraleigh's journey toward self-definition as informed by... more...

  • Researching Danceby Sondra Horton Fraleigh; Penelope Hanstein

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 27.95

    In Researching Dance , an introduction to research methods in dance addressed primarily to graduate students, the editors explore dance as evolutional, defining it in view of its intrinsic participatory values, its developmental aspects, and its purposes from art to ritual, and they examine the role of theory in research. The editors have also included... more...

  • The Choreography of Resolutionby Michelle LeBaron; Carrie MacLeod; Andrew Floyer Acland

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 67.99

    The Choreography of Resolution explores how conflict, movement and neuroscience are all intertwined and the effects each factor plays in resolution. The authors consider the role of movement in conflict dynamics, expose the limitations of omitting the body from understandings of conflict, explore ethical dimensions of embodied approaches, and propose... more...

  • Temple (NHB Modern Plays)by Steve Waters

    Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    On 15 October 2011 Occupy London makes camp outside St Paul’s Cathedral. On 21 October 2011 a building that had kept open through floods, the Blitz and terrorist threats closes its doors. On 28 October City of London initiates legal action against Occupy to begin removing them from outside the Cathedral… Steve Waters’ play is... more...

  • Dance Historyby Janet Adshead-Lansdale; June Layson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    Originally published in 1983 the first edition rapidly established itself as a core student text. Now fully revised and up-dated it remains the only book to address the rationale, process, techniques and methodologies specific to the study of dance history. For the main body of the text which covers historical studies of dance in its traditional and... more...

  • From Petipa to Balanchineby Tim Scholl

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 56.95

    In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re-evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the light of a thoughtful re-appraisal of dance classicism he locates the roots of modern ballet in the works of Marius Petipa, rather than in the much-celebrated choreographic... more...

  • The Body Is a Clear Placeby Erick Hawkins

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95

    The Body is a Clear Place is a collection of ten intelligent, lyrical essays that serve as a testament to Erick Hawkins' long career in dance. The last two essays were written especially for this volume while the first eight essays were collected from speeches, statements and articles Hawkins has written. The essays are framed by a foreword written... more...