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  • Legacies marching onby Karen Schilders

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 20.46

    Het eigentijdse danstheaterlandschap beweegt zich vaak voort vanuit de opvatting dat performances en dans enkel in het hier en nu bestaan. Deze overtuiging hypothekeert de toekomst van eigentijdse performances en het voortleven van performances uit het verleden. Dit boek meent echter dat deze optiek te beperkt en beperkend is wanneer de mogelijkheden... more...

  • Club Culturesby Sarah Thornton

    Wiley 2013; US$ 28.50

    This is an innovative contribution to the study of popular culture, focusing on the youth cultures that revolve around dance clubs and raves. more...

  • Tango der Metropolenby Vicky Kämpfe

    Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 39.79

    Hauptbeschreibung Der Tango entstand am Rio de la Plata als eine kulturspezifische Ausdrucksform einer Gruppe von Menschen. In seinem Ambiente, in dem er gelebt wurde sowie in den Formen, in denen er getanzt wurde, finden sich die Geschichten und Befindlichkeiten derer wieder, die ihn entstehen ließen oder ihn von seinem Entstehungszeitpunkt an bis... more...

  • Dance Historyby Janet Adshead-Lansdale; June Layson

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 46.95

    Originally published in 1983 the first edition rapidly established itself as a core student text. Now fully revised and up-dated it remains the only book to address the rationale, process, techniques and methodologies specific to the study of dance history. For the main body of the text which covers historical studies of dance in its traditional and... more...

  • From Petipa to Balanchineby Tim Scholl

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    In this rich interdisciplinary study Tim Scholl provides a provocative and timely re-evaluation of the development of ballet from the 1880s to the middle of the twentieth century. In the light of a thoughtful re-appraisal of dance classicism he locates the roots of modern ballet in the works of Marius Petipa, rather than in the much-celebrated choreographic... more...

  • Speaking of Danceby Joyce Morgenroth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 33.95

    Speaking of Dance: Twelve Contemporary Choreographers on Their Craft delves into the choreographic processes of some of America's most engaging and revolutionary dancemakers. Based on personal interviews, the book's narratives reveal the methods and quests of, among others, Merce Cunningham, Meredith Monk, Bill T. Jones, Trisha Brown, and Mark... more...

  • Ballet Beyond Traditionby Anna Paskevska

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 37.95

    For nearly a century, the training of ballet and modern dancers has followed two divergent paths. Modern practitioners felt ballet was artificial and injurious to the body; ballet teachers felt that modern dancers lacked the rigorous discipline and control that comes only from years of progressive training. Ballet Beyond Tradition seeks to reconcile... more...

  • Moving Wordsby Gay Morris

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Moving Words provides a direct line into the most pressing issues in contemporary dance scholarship, as well as insights into ways in which dance contributes to and creates culture. Instead of representing a single viewpoint, the essays in this volume reflect a range of perspectives and represent the debates swirling within dance. The contributors... more...

  • The Dance Theatre of Kurt Joossby Suzanne Walther

    Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 51.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dance and authenticity in Israel and Palestineby E. Kaschl

    BRILL 2003; US$ 188.00

    In this ethnographic study, Kaschl examines the history of two related and competing Palestinian and Israeli folk dance forms. The focus is on how these forms known as dabkeh and debkah , respectively represent a contested cultural essence of both Palestinian and Israeli nationalism. The performances of three dance troupes (one Israeli and two Pale more...