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  • Unter Uns!by Silke Z.

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    Dieses Buch zeigt anhand der Performance-Serie »Unter Uns! Das Generationenprojekt« von Silke Z. und ihrer künstlerischen Praxis, wie künstlerische Forschung funktioniert und welche verschiedenen Prozesse dabei ablaufen. Die forschenden Künstler und Wissenschaftler erörtern die Spannungsfelder von Biografie und Performance, von Authentizität in der... more...

  • Ästhetik des Tanzesby Malda Denana

    transcript 2014; US$ 37.84

    Angesichts der beachtlichen Bedeutung, die Tanz in der heutigen Kulturlandschaft hat, ist es verwunderlich, dass die Philosophie diese Kunstform bislang so vernachlässigt hat. Malda Denana kommt diesem Versäumnis bei und fragt ausgehend von der anthropologischen Ästhetik nach dem tanzenden Körper und seiner Wahrnehmung, nach der unerschöpflichen Phantasie... more...

  • Kreativer Kindertanzby Julia Dold; Lea Schilling

    Meyer & Meyer 2011; US$ 16.21

    Kreative Kindertanzstunden immer aufs Neue zu gestalten, bleibt eine Herausforderung. Dieses Buch erleichtert die Gestaltung des Unterrichts durch theoretische und praxisnahe Übungen und Techniken und bindet Elemente aus der Psychomotorik, der Improvisation und dem Theater ein. Mit ganz einfachen Mitteln, wie rhythmisch-musikalischen Übungen und... more...

  • Dance to the Piperby Agnes De Mille; Joan Acocella

    New York Review Books 2015; US$ 18.95

    Born into a family of successful playwrights and producers, Agnes de Mille was determined to be an actress. Then one day she witnessed the Russian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova, and her life was altered forever. Hypnotized by Pavlova?s beauty, in that moment de Mille dedicated herself to dance. Her memoir records with lighthearted humor and wisdom not... more...

  • Ancient Egyptian Dancesby Irena Lexová

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 9.95

    Dancing was important to the ancient Egyptians. One of the few books available in English on this topic, this carefully researched, profusely illustrated work investigates the origins, nature and role of dance in Egyptian culture. Features 80 figure drawings and illustrations adapted from tomb paintings, reliefs, other authentic sources. New introduction.... more...

  • Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Balletby Gail Grant

    Dover Publications 2012; US$ 5.95

    From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools are also invaluable aids. more...

  • The Dancer's World, 1920 - 1945by Michael Huxley

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    The Dancer's World 1920-1945 focuses on modern dancers as they saw themselves. Five chapters describe a narrative arc that encompasses Europe and the USA with a focus between 1920 and 1945. A final chapter considers contemporary relevance for dancers, dance artists, choreographers, dance students and scholars alike. more...

  • The Phenomenology of Danceby Maxine Sheets-Johnstone

    Temple University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    When The Phenomenology of Dance was first published in 1966, Maxine Sheets-Johnstone asked: ?When we look at a dance, what do we see?? Her questions, about the nature of our experience of dance and the nature of dance as a formed and performed art, are still provocative and acutely significant today. Sheets-Johnstone considers dance as an aesthetic... more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theaterby Nadine George-Graves

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 174.99

    The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Theater collects a critical mass of border-crossing scholarship on the intersections of dance and theatre. Taking corporeality as an idea that unites the work of dance and theater scholars and artists, and embodiment as a negotiation of power dynamics with important stakes, these essays focus on the politics and poetics... more...

  • The Encyclopedia of World Balletby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 94.99

    This reference work of more than 160 entries focuses on the uniqueness of ballet in the arts and its contribution to the study and appreciation of rhythmic control and the body in motion. more...