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Dance

  • Across the Waterby Rebecca E. Farrell

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 27.99

    This book gives general music teachers the tools to introduce the music and dance of Ireland while respecting the music's cultural origins. Readers learn how Irish traditional music is viewed both in formal and informal schools in Ireland and find a literature review of current ethnomusicology and world music resources. more...

  • African Danceby Kariamu Welsh Consulting; Kariamu Welsh-Asante

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00

    The ancient tradition of African dance has influenced dance styles all over the world. It is used to commemorate many annual ceremonies and activities, such as rites of passage and the harvest, and it is also an important form of recreation, religious expression, and storytelling. In African Dance, Second Edition, the varied cultures of Africa and... more...

  • After the Red Army Factionby Charity Scribner

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 49.99

    Charity Scribner is associate professor and Mellon Resident Fellow at the Center for the Humanities at the City University of New York. The author of Requiem for Communism , she teaches comparative literature at the CUNY Graduate Center and LaG more...

  • Ageing, Gender, Embodiment and Danceby Elisabeth Schwaiger

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the nexus between gender, ageing and culture in dancers practicing a variety of genres. It challenges existing cultural norms which equate ageing with bodily decline and draws on an interdisciplinary theoretical framework to explore alternatives for developing a culturally valued mature subjectivity through the practice of dance. more...

  • Agnes de Milleby Kara Anne Gardner

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    This book explores the Broadway legacy of choreographer Agnes de Mille. Six 1940s musicals are discussed in depth - Oklahoma! , One Touch of Venus , Bloomer Girl , Carousel , Brigadoon , and Allegro . Drawing on interviews with cast members, letters, sketches, and videos, the book describes Mille's unique contributions to original Broadway productions. more...

  • Agnes de Milleby Kara Anne Gardner

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    This book explores the Broadway legacy of choreographer Agnes de Mille. Six 1940s musicals are discussed in depth - Oklahoma! , One Touch of Venus , Bloomer Girl , Carousel , Brigadoon , and Allegro . Drawing on interviews with cast members, letters, sketches, and videos, the book describes Mille's unique contributions to original Broadway productions. more...

  • Akram Khanby Royona Mitra

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    Through seven key case studies from Khan's oeuvre, this book demonstrates how Akram Khan's 'new interculturalism' is a challenge to the 1980s western 'intercultural theatre' project, as a more nuanced and embodied approach to representing Othernesses, from his own position of the Other. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor & Francis 1998; US$ 135.00

    Looks at dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and the 1930s, including ballet, modern dance and dance in the cinema and Revue. Artists examined include Josephine Baker, Jean Cocteau, Valeska Gert, and George Balanchine. more...

  • Alien Bodiesby Ramsay Burt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95

    Alien Bodies is a fascinating examination of dance in Germany, France, and the United States during the 1920s and 1930s. Ranging across ballet and modern dance, dance in the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt looks at the work of European, African American, and white American artists. Among the artists who feature are: * Josephine Baker * Jean Borlin... more...

  • Alla Osipenkoby Joel Lobenthal

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Alla Osipenko is the gripping story of one of history's greatest ballerinas, a courageous rebel who paid the price for speaking truth to the Soviet state. A cast of characters drawn from all sectors of Soviet and post-Perestroika society makes this biography as encyclopedic and encompassing as a great Russian novel. more...