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- 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...
- 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...
Choreographie des Klangs ? Zwischen Abstraktion und Erzählung | Choreography of Sound ? Between Abstraction and NarrationVandenhoeck & 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...
- Nick Hern Books 2015; US$ 14.57
On 15 October 2011 Occupy London makes camp outside St Paul?s Cathedral. On 21 October 2011 a building that had kept open through floods, the Blitz and terrorist threats closes its doors. On 28 October City of London initiates legal action against Occupy to begin removing them from outside the Cathedral? Steve Waters? play is a fictional account... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 56.95
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...
- Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95
The Body is a Clear Place is a collection of ten intelligent, lyrical essays that serve as a testament to Erick Hawkins' long career in dance. The last two essays were written especially for this volume while the first eight essays were collected from speeches, statements and articles Hawkins has written. The essays are framed by a foreword written... more...
- Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 19.95
The Dance Technique of Doris Humphrey and Its Creative Potential pays respect to the work of American modern dance pioneer Doris Humphrey. Her theories of movement, based upon the principles of Fall and Recovery, are no less well-known by reputation than by their pervasive influence. This 1978 publication was the first documentation in book format... more...
- Princeton Book Company 2004; US$ 10.95
John Martin, arguably the first modern dance critic in America and trail-blazer for the art form's validity in the public sector, first published The Modern Dance in 1933 and claimed it to be "perhaps the first attempt...to analyze the American modern dance." The book is the text of four lectures delivered by Martin at the New School for Social... more...