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1 Burnside Dance- Theory and History

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Dance Experience Insights Into History


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Book News Annotation:

Twenty-two original essays from academics and performers explore the history and culture of dance. The text aims to prepare readers for a rich appreciation of concert dance while stressing its connections with other dance forms. Coverage includes such diverse styles as ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and Japanese dance theater, as well as broader topics such as the interplay of dance and gender issues. An annotated listing of video and film resources offers suggestions for further viewing. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (


Using a global approach, this collection of 22 original essays considers ballet, modern, jazz, and tap dance, Broadway and movie dance, folk, ethnic, and social dance.

Table of Contents

Section I: Appreciating the world of dance — 1: Through world eyes / Carl Wolz — 2: Dance in early Greek society / Marc Raymond Strauss — 3: African dance: Divine motion / Ferne Yangyeitie Caulker — 4: Folk dance: Father music, mother dance / Rosa Guerrero — 5: Piercing the mask of Japanese dance theater / Helen Myers — 6: Social dance: A portrait of people at play / Myron Howard Nadel — 7: And "all that jazz" dance / Myron Howard Nadel — 8: Ballet: a history in broad brushstrokes / Carol Pardo — 9. Currents of 20th and 21st century dance / Myron Howard Nadel with March Raymond Strauss — 10: Connecting mind, body and spirit / Myron Howard Nadel — Section II: The dance experience — 11: Dance on the screen / Marc Raymond Strauss — 12: Of dainty gorillas and macho sylphs: Dance and gender / Janice La Pointe-Crump — 13: A failed marriage: Dance and physical education / Myron Howard Nadel — 14: Technique: The craft of dancing / Myron Howard Nadel — 15: Seeing choreography: Separating the dance from the dancer / Myron Howard Nadel — 16: What is dance notation? / Ann Hutchinson Guest — 17: Collaboration among the arts / Marc Raymond Strauss — 18: Seeing feelings; costume design and dance / Catherine F. Norgren — 19: "As a fish lives in water, a dancer lives in light" / Rick Yeatman — 20: Dance, music, and theater in theory and practice / Myron Howard Nadel — 21: Dance criticism / Marc Raymond Strauss — Conclusion: Your dance experience / Marc Raymond Strauss.

Product Details

Insights into History, Culture and Creativity
Strauss, Marc Raymond; Nadel, Myron Howard
Strauss, Marc Raymond; Nadel, Myron Howard
Nadel, Myron Howard; Strauss, Marc Raymond
Strauss, Marc Raymond
Straus, Marc J.
Princeton Book Company
Hightstown, NJ
Dance - General
Edition Number:
The all new 2nd ed.
Edition Description:
Second Edition, Second edition
Series Volume:
v. 10, 11, 281-289
Publication Date:
9.00 x 6.00 in 1.28 lb

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