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- Touchstone 2014; US$ 15.99
Determination meets dance in this memoir by the history-making ballerina. In this instant New York Times bestseller, Misty Copeland makes history, telling the story of her journey to become the first African-American principal ballerina at the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. But when she first placed her hands on the barre at an after-school... more...
- University Press of Florida 2012; US$ 24.99
Soloists ignited the modern dance movement and have been a source of its constant renewal. Pioneering dancers such as Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, and Maud Allan embodied the abstraction and individuality of the larger modernist movement while making astounding contributions to their art. Nevertheless, solo dancers have received far... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 23.96
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; defected... more...
- HarperCollins 2014; US$ 12.79
Derek Hough, the dashing Emmy Award-winning fan favorite, and only five-time champion of the hit ABC reality show Dancing With the Stars , tells the inspiring story of his life and career, and shares insider tips of how he transforms his celebrity dance partners into confident, charismatic champions. For eleven seasons, millions of people have tuned... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95
This collection brings together scholarship and creative writing that brings together two of the most innovative fields to emerge from critical and cultural studies in the past few decades: Disability studies and performance studies. It draws on writings about such media as live performance art, photography, silent film, dance, personal narrative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
"'Irmgard Bartenieff has a profound knowledge of the human body and how it moves. I am delighted that this will now be made available to many more people.'." -- George Balanchine of Director, New York City Ballet "'Irmgard Bartenieff's pioneering work in the multiple applications of Labananalysis has had a transforming influence on many areas of movement... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95
Transcending Boundaries: Writing for a Dual Audience of Children and Adults is a collection of essays on twentieth-century authors who cross the borders between adult and children's literature and appeal to both audiences. This collection of fourteen essays by scholars from eight countries constitutes the first book devoted to the art of crosswriting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 66.95
Virtually everyone working in dance today uses electronic media technology. Envisioning Dance on Film and Video chronicles this 100-year history and gives readers new insight on how dance creatively exploits the art and craft of film and video. In fifty-three essays, choreographers, filmmakers, critics and collaborating artists explore all aspects... more...