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  • Dance And Lived Bodyby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 24.95

    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$ 25.95

    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 Andrew Floyer Acland; Michelle Lebaron; Carrie L. MacLeod

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 67.99

    The Choreography of Resolution will revolutionize how mediators handle conflict resolution. Learning how neuroscience is proving what dancers have known for centuries - this book explores the links between the physical, mental, and psychological factors that affect conflict. Examining the autobiographical and practice experiences with diverse cultural,... more...

  • Europe Dancingby Andree Grau; Stephanie Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Europe Dancing examines the dance cultures and movements which have developed in Europe since the Second World War. Nine countries are represented in this unique collaboration between European dance scholars. The contributors chart the art form, and discuss the outside influences which have shaped it. This comprehensive book explores: * questions... 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$ 54.95

    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...

  • Pre-Classic Dance Formsby Louis Horst

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95

    Pre-Classic Dance Forms supplies its readers with complete historical descriptions of 16th and 17th century dances. For the student of music and dance, Horst offers a brief, readable introduction to this important era of dancing and its customs and styles and shows how the early dances influenced the growth of modern dance in this century. Through... more...

  • Elements of Classical Ballet Techniqueby Karel Shook

    Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 9.95

    Elements of Classical Ballet Technique as Practiced in the School for the Dance Theatre of Harlem champions the rich heritage of American dance from Fanny Elssler's triumphs to the square dances of the pioneers and on to the Dance Theatre of Harlem. Originally published in 1977, the text serves as a theoretical and practical outline of Shook's... more...