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  • Dance And Lived Bodyby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1996; US$ 26.95

    In her remarkable book, Sondra Horton Fraleigh examines and describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through the existential and phenomenological literature on the lived body . She describes, with performance photographs, specific imagery in dance masterworks by Doris Humphrey, Anna Sokolow,... more...

  • Dancing Identityby Sondra Horton Fraleigh

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2004; US$ 32.50

    Combining critical analysis with personal history and poetry, Dancing Identity presents a series of interconnected essays composed over a period of fifteen years. Taken as a whole, these meditative reflections on memory and on the ways we perceive and construct our lives represent Sondra Fraleigh's journey toward self-definition as informed by... more...

  • Researching Danceby Sondra Horton Fraleigh; Penelope Hanstein

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1998; US$ 27.95

    In Researching Dance , an introduction to research methods in dance addressed primarily to graduate students, the editors explore dance as evolutional, defining it in view of its intrinsic participatory values, its developmental aspects, and its purposes from art to ritual, and they examine the role of theory in research. The editors have also included... more...

  • The Choreography of Resolutionby Andrew Floyer Acland; Michelle Lebaron; Carrie L. MacLeod

    American Bar Association 2014; US$ 67.99

    The Choreography of Resolution will revolutionize how mediators handle conflict resolution. Learning how neuroscience is proving what dancers have known for centuries - this book explores the links between the physical, mental, and psychological factors that affect conflict. Examining the autobiographical and practice experiences with diverse cultural,... more...

  • Tango in Paris und Berlinby Kerstin Lange

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Biographische Informationen Dr. Kerstin Lange ist Historikerin und promovierte am Global and European Studies Institute der Universität Leipzig.   Reihe Transnationale Geschichte - Band 005 more...

  • Choreographie des Klangs ? Zwischen Abstraktion und Erzählung | Choreography of Sound ? Between Abstraction and Narrationby Ekkehard Skoruppa; Marie-Luise Goerke; Gaby Hartel; Hans Sarkowicz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2015; Not Available

    Das Radio, seit neunzig Jahren spezialisiert auf die künstlerische, dokumentarische oder realitätsabbildende Repräsentation der Welt durch das akustisch Gestaltete, ist das Chamäleon unter den Medien: flink und ständig wandelbar. Die Beweglichkeit, Offenheit und Breitenwirkung des Radios hat Künstler seit jeher angezogen. Welche Spielräume nun das... more...

  • Tangoby Mike Gonzalez; Marianella Yanes

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 25.00

    Born on the unlit streets of Buenos Aires, tango was inspired by the music of European immigrants who crossed the ocean to Argentina, lured by the promise of a better life. It found its home in the city?s marginal districts, where it was embraced and shaped by young men who told stories of prostitutes, petty thieves, and disappointed lovers through... more...

  • Europe Dancingby Andree Grau; Stephanie Jordan

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Europe Dancing examines the dance cultures and movements which have developed in Europe since the Second World War. Nine countries are represented in this unique collaboration between European dance scholars. The contributors chart the art form, and discuss the outside influences which have shaped it. This comprehensive book explores: * questions... 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...