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Society Dancing

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Based on new archival research, this book uniquely presents a fresh interrogation of how, among London's fashionable society, dancing in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was variously a means of social modelling, change, conformity and creative individual expression.

About the Author

THERESA BUCKLAND is Professor of Performing Arts at De Montfort University, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements

Preface

List of Illustrations

Contents

PART I: SOCIETY DANCES

Fashionable Bodies and Society Dancing

Fashioning Dance Histories

The Seasonal Round

Public Spaces

Late Victorian Repertoire

Anarchy in the Ball Room

PART II: FASHIONING GENTILITY

A Noble Profession

Temples of Terpsichore

The Fashioning of Ladies

Modelling the Lady

Where are our Men?

Dancing Dogs and Manly Men

PART III: MODERN MOVES

Moving into the Twentieth Century

Modernizing Terpsichore

Civilization Under Threat

Knuts and Aliens

Civilizing from the Centre

Looking Back, Moving On

Notes

Bibliography

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780230277144
Author:
Buckland, Theresa Jill, Dr
Publisher:
Palgrave MacMillan
Author:
Buckland, Theresa Jill
Subject:
Dance - Reference
Subject:
Dance - General
Subject:
Modern - 19th Century
Subject:
Social history
Subject:
Dance-World and Ethnic
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
19 b/w photos
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.250 x 6.125 in

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History and Social Science » World History » 1650 to Present
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