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Duende
Duende
by Jason Webster
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Includes discography (p. [327]-328).... (read more)

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Prime Movers: The Makers of Modern Dance in America
Prime Movers: The Makers of Modern Dance in America
by Joseph H Mazo
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The lives and works of the choreographer-dancers who created American modern dance come vividly to life in this graceful and witty book. It illuminates such greats as Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Doris Humphrey, Martha Graham... (read more)

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Dance Writings
Dance Writings
by Edwin Denby
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Edwin Denby was the most important and influential American dance critic of the 20th century. His reviews and essays--which he began writing in the late 1930s and continued to write for almost thirty years--were possessed of a voice, vision, and passion... (read more)

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Bust a Move: Six Decades of Dance Crazes
Bust a Move: Six Decades of Dance Crazes
by J K Manero
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From the hand jives of the 50s to the Soulja Boy 2000s, disco divas to acid house ravers—Bust a Move is a collection of great steps from dance crazes, essential kit for groovers of all ages and the killer tunes that inspired them. Follow the... (read more)

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The Dancing Word: An Embodied Approach to the Preparation of Performers and the Composition of Performances.
The Dancing Word: An Embodied Approach to the Preparation of Performers and the Composition of Performances.
by Daniel Mroz
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The product of over eighteen years of embodied research by the author, The Dancing Word presents a systemic and phenomenological description of a contemporary intercultural theatre practice. This volume offers a blueprint for both training and... (read more)

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Jookin' : the Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-american Culture (90 Edition)
Jookin' : the Rise of Social Dance Formations in African-american Culture (90 Edition)
by Katrina Hazzard-gordon
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Katrina Hazzard-Gordon offers the first analysis of the development of the jook—an underground cultural institution created by the black working class—together with other dance arenas in African-American culture. Beginning with the effects of... (read more)

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Fosse
Fosse
by Sam Wasson
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More than a quarter-century after his death, Bob Fosse’s fingerprints on popular culture remain indelible. The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy, and Tony awards in the same year, Fosse revolutionized nearly every facet of American entertainment,... (read more)

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Belly Dancing: The Sensual Art of Energy and Spirit
Belly Dancing: The Sensual Art of Energy and Spirit
by Pina Coluccia
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Belly dancing is pure sensuousness and has enchanted people since ancient times. Yet beyond its erotic aspects, belly dancing offers many physical and emotional benefits. Belly Dancing covers all aspects of this ancient art, beginning with its origins... (read more)

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Katherine Dunham: Dancing a Life
Katherine Dunham: Dancing a Life
by Joyce Aschenbrenner
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Throughout the better part of the twentieth century and in performance halls, classrooms, and communities throughout the world, the wellspring of Katherine Dunham's remarkable career can be traced to the intersection of dance, culture, and society.<P... (read more)

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Dance and the Lived Body
Dance and the Lived Body
by Sondra Horton Fraleigh
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In her remarkable book, Sondra Horton Fraleigh examines and describes dance through her consciousness of dance as an art, through the experience of dancing, and through the existential and phenomenological literature on the lived body. She describes... (read more)

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Writings on Dance, 1938-1968
Writings on Dance, 1938-1968
by A. V. Coton
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The aim of this book is to give some indication of A. V. Coton's conception of his role as a dance critic and of the range of his activity, in time, place and interest. No writer on dance has set himself a wider brief. The writings from which this... (read more)

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The Dance Experience: Insights Into History, Culture and Creativity
The Dance Experience: Insights Into History, Culture and Creativity
by Myron Howard (edt) Nadel
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Providing an understanding of the history, evolution, and universality of dance as an art form, this guidebook explores the significance of dance in culture, the relationship of dance to other art forms, the contributions of great pioneering... (read more)

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New German Dance Studies
New German Dance Studies
by Susan (edt) Manning
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 New German Dance Studies offers fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that resonate across fields of the humanities. Sixteen essays range from eighteenth-century theater dance to popular contemporary dances in global circulation. In an... (read more)

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Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (09 Edition)
Technical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (09 Edition)
by Gail Grant
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From adagio to voyage, over 800 steps, movements, poses, and concepts are fully defined. A pronunciation guide and cross-references to alternate names for similar steps and positions that vary from the Russian to the French or Italian schools are also... (read more)

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Dance Medicine: Head to Toe: A Dancer's Guide to Health
Dance Medicine: Head to Toe: A Dancer's Guide to Health
by Judith R. Peterson, M.d.
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indispensableWith concise information about health, injury prevention, and treatment of common dance-related problems, this handbook on medical issues and rehabilitation will quickly become indispensible to dancers and dance instructors. Literally... (read more)

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The Table Dancer's Tale
The Table Dancer's Tale
by Lupita Dominguez
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With stories collected through years of work as a table dancer, these true tales uncover a world of night clubs filled with housewives, mothers, students, drug addicts, minors, and illegal aliens working as dancers. The stories come from all across... (read more)

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Historical Dances for the Theatre: The Pavan & the Minuet
Historical Dances for the Theatre: The Pavan & the Minuet
by John Guthrie
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Detailed practical instructions on how to perform the 18th century Minuet, with brief notes on the 16th century Pavan. 11 pages of msuic, arranged for the piano, are included.... (read more)

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Of the Presence of the Body
Of the Presence of the Body
by Andre (edt) Lepecki
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Writing at the dynamic intersection of dance and performance studies.... (read more)

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Tango: An Argentine Love Story
Tango: An Argentine Love Story
by Camille Cusumano
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Overwhelmed with the pain of a failed fifteen-year relationship, Camille Cusumano wanted badly to escape her life and heal her emotional wounds. After a violent encounter with her ex's new girlfriend, Camille decided she had some serious soul-searching... (read more)

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Balasaraswati: Her Art and Life
Balasaraswati: Her Art and Life
by Douglas M. Knight, Jr.
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This is the first complete biography of T. Balasaraswati (1918-1984), a dancer and musician from southern India who became recognized worldwide as one of the great performing artists of the twentieth century. In India she was a legend in her own time... (read more)

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