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  • Is It All About Hips?by Sangita Shresthova

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 24.95

    The first comprehensive book on Bollywood dance culture, Is It All About Hips? traces Bollywood dances as they are interpreted, created, and produced in three locations: Mumbai (India), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Los Angeles (USA). In this pioneering work, Sangita Shresthova brings alive the world of Bollywood dance through the chronicling and analyses... more...

  • Choreography Observedby Jack Anderson

    University of Iowa Press 1997; US$ 35.00

    For over twenty years Jack Anderson has been writing about dance performances. His essays and reviews have appeared in daily newspapers, specialist monthlies, and critical quarterlies. For the last ten years he has been a dance critic for the New York Times. In Choreography Observed, Jack Anderson has selected writings that focus most directly... more...

  • Body of a Dancerby Renee D'Aoust

    Etruscan Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Using the stage and the bedroom, Renée E. D'Aoust interweaves dance history with the stories of contemporary dancers' muscle and more...

  • Urheberrecht von Choreografenby Maja Murza

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 133.00

    Obwohl Tanz zu den ältesten Kunstformen der Welt gehört, wurde die Choreografie erst im Lauf des 20. Jahrhunderts als eigene Kategorie urheberrechtlich geschützter Werke in Deutschland, Frankreich und den USA in die jeweiligen Gesetze aufgenommen. Einen besonderen Schwerpunkt in dieser Arbeit bilden die Fragen, welche Schöpfungen für den... more...

  • Body - Space - Expressionby Vera Maletic

    De Gruyter 1987; US$ 154.00

    Body - Space - Expression: The Development Of Rudolf Laban's Movement And Dance Concepts (Approaches To Semiotics) more...

  • The Harmonic Structure of Movement, Music and Dance According to Rudolf Labanby Carol-Lynne Moore

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95

    This study of Rudolf Laban, pre-eminent dance theorist of the twentieth century, provides the first comprehensive analysis of his theoretical explorations. Based upon an examination of unpublished writings and drawings from the final two decades of Laban’s career, the work traces Laban’s systematic integration of various strands of research... more...

  • Tanz als BewegungsTextby Claudia Jeschke; Cary Rick

    De Gruyter 1999; US$ 154.00

    Die Studie widmet sich dem Problem der Bewegungsanalyse, ausgehend von Gesellschaftstanz und Tanztheater im 20. Jahrhundert. Im Zentrum steht die Motorik des sich bewegenden Körpers, die sich - jenseits von Bildhaftigkeit und Metaphorik - als 'natürlich'-physiologische wie kulturelle Praxis begreifen läßt. Aus der analytischen Beobachtung... more...

  • Stigma and Perseverance in the Lives of Boys Who Danceby Doug Risner

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 149.95

    This study investigates the competitive world of pre-professional Western concert dance training and education in the U.S. as experienced and lived by boys and young men, an under-represented population in the field. This work examines the discourses of professional dance preparation through theoretical and narrative approaches that combine to illuminate... more...

  • Imperial Dancerby Coryne Hall

    The History Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    The vivacious Mathilde Kschessinska (1872-1971) was the mistress of three Russian Grand Dukes and the greatest ballerina of her generation. As a young girl, she had enjoyed romantic troika rides, and passionate nights, with the future Tsar Nicholas II. When their relationship ended Mathilde began simultaneous affairs with Nicholas's cousin, Grand Duke... more...

  • Capoeiraby Nestor Capoeira

    North Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 20.00

    Capoeira is simultaneously a dance, a fight, and a game. Created by the Africans brought to Brazil as slaves beginning in 1500, capoeira was forbidden by law but survived underground. When open practice was allowed in the 1930s it soon became very popular. Capoeira came to America around 1975, and has become widely recognized by dancers and martial... more...