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The Vision of Modern Dance: In the Words of Its Creators

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Publisher Comments:

This is the moving story of the development of modern dance as told by the visionary artists who created it. The powerful words of Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Ruth St. Denis, and twenty nine other modern dance artists come to life in these original essays.

Book News Annotation:

Modern dance continues its 75-year-old legacy of innovation in integrating meaning and movement--reflected here through background narrative, statements by and historic photographs of its originators. The forerunners are represented (e.g. Duncan, Shawn), as well as the four pioneers (Graham, Humphrey, Weidman, and Holm); the second generation (Cunningham, Ailey); new rebels (Pilobolus, Tharp); and diverse post-modern visions. Includes a videography. Supplants the 1979 edition. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The essential thinking of the most prominent exponents of modern dance. A Dance Book Club selection.

Description:

Videography: p. 238-240. Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-237) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780871272058
Editor:
Brown, Jean
Editor:
Mindlin, Naomi
Editor:
Woodford, Charles H.
Editor:
Brown, Jean M.; Mindlin, Naomi; Woodford, Charles
Editor:
Brown, Jean
Editor:
Mindlin, Naomi
Author:
Woodford, Charles Humphrey
Author:
Brown, Jean
Author:
Brown, Jean M.
Author:
Mindlin, Naomi
Editor:
Woodford, Charles H.
Publisher:
Princeton Book Company
Location:
Hightstown, N.J.
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Government and political science
Subject:
Dancing
Subject:
Dance - Classical
Subject:
Dancers
Subject:
Dance - Modern
Subject:
Modern dance
Subject:
Dancers -- Biography.
Subject:
Dance - Classical & Ballet
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Series Volume:
no. 38
Publication Date:
19981031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
230
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.64 in 1 lb

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