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- Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 11.99
The cult classic is back! This 15th anniversary edition keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact. Perpetually ahead of its time, Dancing with Cats presents scores of delightful and inspiring photographs of people and cats engaging in their favorite dance routines as well as moving testimonies of the personal transformations... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2007; US$ 59.99
This biography of the dancer, choreographer, and artist Rudolf Laban offers a biographical discussion presenting Laban as a pioneering figure of European expressionism and the founding father of modern dance, as well as an analysis of the significance of Laban as an important representative of expressionist Modernism. more...
- Random House 2012; US$ 56.51
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...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00
Das Potenzial von Choreographie und Architektur liegt im Entwerfen von Schauplätzen und Handlungsräumen. In dieser Hinsicht sind beide nicht als abgeschlossene Werke zu denken, sondern als dynamische Gefüge von Körpern und Räumlichkeit. Kirsten Maars Studie nimmt die choreographischen Arbeiten William Forsythes seit 2003 in den Blick und kontextualisiert... more...
- 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...
- Touchstone 2007; Not Available
A New Classic for Today's Dancer The Ballet Companion is a fresh, comprehensive, and thoroughly up-to-date reference book for the dancer. With 150 stunning photographs of ballet stars Maria Riccetto and Benjamin Millepied demonstrating perfect execution of positions and steps, this elegant volume brims with everything today's dance student needs,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available
Born on a train in Stalin?s Russia, Rudolf Nureyev was ballet?s first pop icon. No other dancer of our time has generated the same excitement ? both on and off stage. Nureyev?s achievements and conquests became legendary: he rose out of Tatar peasant poverty to become the Kirov?s thrilling maverick star; slept with his beloved mentor?s wife;... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2004; US$ 11.99
This hilariously uplifting memoir follows an Arab American woman?s merry life as she shimmies her way from getting dumped by her tattoo-artist boyfriend to coming to grips with being single, ample, and 30. Feeling lost and heartbroken, Anne Thomas Soffee moves back home to Richmond, Virginia. Against the wishes of her extended family and friends,... more...
- Algonquin Books 2010; US$ 13.95
Maria Finn's husband was cheating. First she threw him out. Then she cried. Then she signed up for tango lessons. It turns out that tango has a lot to teach about understanding love and loss, about learning how to follow and how to lead, how to live with style and flair, take risks, and sort out what it is you really want. As Maria's world begins... more...
- Greystone Books 2012; US$ 17.95
Throughout her history, the ballerina has been perceived as the embodiment of beauty and perfection— the feminine ideal. But the reality is another story. From the earliest ballerinas in the 17th century, who often led double lives as concubines, through the poverty of the corps de ballet dancers in the 1800?s and the anorexic and bulimic ballerinas... more...