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  • Unter Uns!by Silke Z.

    transcript 2014; US$ 28.00

    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$ 36.29

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 she dedicated herself to dance. Her memoir records with light-hearted humor and wisdom not only... more...

  • Salsa for People Who Probably Shouldn'tby Matt Rendell

    Mainstream Publishing 2011; US$ 20.78

    Every week for much of the year, millions of Brits view and vote on Strictly Come Dancing , with the salsa being one of the most popular dances. Dark, enticing Afro-Caribbean rhythms; moving bodies gently interlaced, responding to the music: at first sight, salsa dancing seems to recover something our regimented British lives suppress. For not much... more...

  • Snake Hipsby Anne Thomas Soffee

    Transworld 2012; US$ 15.98

    SNAKE HIPS follows an Arab-American woman's life as she shimmies her way from getting dumped by her tattoo-artist boyfriend to coming to grips with being single, ample, and 30. Her heart broken, Soffee moves back home to wallow in self-pity. There she comes across a flier advertising the usual classes in yoga, vegetarian cookery, ballet and...belly... 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...

  • Indian Modern Dance, Feminism and Transnationalismby Prarthana Purkayastha

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book examines modern dance as a form of embodied resistance to political and cultural nationalism in India through the works of five selected modern dance makers: Rabindranath Tagore, Uday Shankar, Shanti Bardhan, Manjusri Chaki Sircar and Ranjabati Sircar. more...

  • A Danceby Alexander Barabanov

    Random House 2012; US$ 61.17

    Alexander Barabanov, a key figure in the Russian dance world, has sifted through many thousands of photographs of dance to accumulate an extraordinary collection of pictures, ranging from historical ballet photographs to shocking avant-garde imagery. This work has been collected and edited to form an astonishing sequence. Rather than being... more...

  • It Takes Twoby Patrizia Chen

    Scribner 2009; US$ 16.99

    Francesca Rivabuona is fifty and exhausted by the monotony of her life. Stuck in a stale marriage with grown children who have long since fled the coop, and desperate to escape the endless cycle of Upper East Side dinner parties and charity luncheons, she jumps at the chance to write an article about Buenos Aires for a glossy travel magazine. Francesca... more...