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The 1960s was a pivotal decade in dance, an era of intense experimentation and rich invention. In this volume an impressive range of dance critics and scholars examine the pioneering choreographers and companies of the era, such as Anna Halprins West Coast experiments, the innovative Judson Dance Theater, avant-garde dance subcultures in New York, the work of Meredith Monk and Kenneth King, and parallel movements in Britain. The contributors include Janice Ross, Leslie Satin, Noël Carroll, Gus Solomons jr., Deborah Jowitt, Stephanie Jordan, Joan Acocella, and Sally Banes.

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Dancers and academics look at such figures and aspects of the era as Gulliver Hamburger, Anna Halprin, James Waring and the Judson Dance Theater, dancing in New York, and the beginnings of Ballet Review. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

The 1960s was a pivotal decade in dance, an era of intense experimentation and rich invention. In this volume a range of dance critics and scholars examine the pioneering choreographers and companies of the era.

About the Author

Sally Banes is the Marian Hannah Winter Professor of Theater History and Dance Studies at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Her many books include Terpsichore in Sneakers, Dancing Women, Democracy’s Body, and Greenwich Village 1963. Andrea Harris is assistant professor of dance at the UW–Madison.

Table of Contents

Gulliver's hamburger: Defamiliarization and the ordinary in the 1960s Avant-Garde / Sally Banes — Anna Halprin and the 1960s: acting in the gap between the personal, the public, and the political / Janice Ross — James Waring and the Judson Dance Theater: influences, intersections, and divergences / Leslie Satin — The philosophy of art history, dance, and the 1960s / Noèel Carroll — Dance quote unquote / Jill Johnston — Dancing in New York: the 1960s / Gus Solomons, Jr. — Monk and King: the sixties kids / Deborah Jowitt — One route from ballet to postmodern / Wendy Perron — Radical discoveries: pioneering postmodern dance in Britain / Stephanie Jordan — Ballet Review's beginnings: an interview with Arlene Croce / Joan Acocella and Sally Banes — PASTForward choreographers' statements / Trisha Brown, Lucinda Childs, Simone Forti, David Gordon, Deborah Hay, Steve Paxton, Yvonne Rainer.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780299180140
Editor:
Banes, Sally
With:
Harris, Andrea
With:
Harris, Andrea
Foreword by:
Baryshnikov, Mikhail
Foreword:
Baryshnikov, Mikhail
Editor:
Banes, Sally
Author:
Banes, Sally
Author:
Baryshnikov, Mikhail
Author:
Harris, Andrea
Foreword:
Baryshnikov, Mikhail
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Location:
Madison
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Dance
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Dance - Classical
Subject:
Dance - Modern
Subject:
Modern dance
Subject:
Dance - History
Subject:
Dance -- Anthropological aspects.
Subject:
Modern dance -- History.
Subject:
Dance-Theory and History
Subject:
Dance - General
Edition Description:
1
Series Volume:
107-292
Publication Date:
20030731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
17 b/w photos
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in

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