The book begins with a discussion of Frncois Delsarte as a scientist whodiscovered how the human body moves under the stimuli of emotions. It proceeds to the laws he developed as a result of his research and continues by discussing the application of the science of Delsarte to the art of the dance. Shawn then goes on to describe how Delsarte has influenced the development of American modern Dance.
Princeton Book Company; December 2016
- ISBN 9780871273932
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- Title: Every Little Movement
- Author: Ted Shawn
Imprint: Dance Horizons
About The Author
Ted Shawn (1891-1972) has been called the "Father of American Dance." With Ruth St.Denis he founded the Denishawncompany and school in 1915 and in 1933 he formed a group of men dancers and established Jacob's Piillow as asummer dance center.S hawn was long interested in the work of Delsarte and his movement principles which underlies the whole of American modern dance.