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Body Stages: The Metamorphosis of Loie Fuller
Body Stages: The Metamorphosis of Loie Fuller
by Aurora (edt) Herrera
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Aurora Herrera Gomez, an expert on theatrical issues, is an associate lecturer on architecture projects at the Universidad San Pablo CEU, Madrid.... (read more)

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Choreographing Difference
Choreographing Difference
by Ann Cooper Albright
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Feminist theory illuminates the radical cultural work of contemporary dance.... (read more)

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Writing Dancing in Age of Postmodernism (94 Edition)
Writing Dancing in Age of Postmodernism (94 Edition)
by Sally Banes
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A leading critic traces three decades of contemporary dance from Balanchine to... (read more)

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Vision of Modern Dance : in the Words of Its Creators (2ND 98 Edition)
Vision of Modern Dance : in the Words of Its Creators (2ND 98 Edition)
by Jean Brown
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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... (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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Feelings Are Facts: A Life (Writing Art)
Feelings Are Facts: A Life (Writing Art)
by Yvonne Rainer
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If you're interested in Plato, you're reading the wrong book. If you're interested in difficult childhoods, sexual misadventures, aesthetics, cultural history, and the reasons that a club sandwich and other meals -- including breakfast -- have remained... (read more)

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Landscape of the Now: A Topography of Movement Improvisation
Landscape of the Now: A Topography of Movement Improvisation
by Kent De Spain
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In Landscape of the Now, author Kent De Spain takes readers on a deep journey into the underlying processes and structures of postmodern movement improvisation. Based on a series of interviews with master teachers who have developed unique approaches... (read more)

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Jazz Dance : the Story of American Vernacular Dance (94 Edition)
Jazz Dance : the Story of American Vernacular Dance (94 Edition)
by Marshall W. Stearns
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The Story of American Vernacular... (read more)

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The Makers of Modern Dance in Germany: Rudolf Laban, Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss
The Makers of Modern Dance in Germany: Rudolf Laban, Mary Wigman, Kurt Jooss
by Isa Partsch-Bergsohn
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The book weaves together the connections among these extraordinary artists, "The Makers of Modern Dance in Germany" contains interviews, personal recollections and translations from German publications.... (read more)

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Streb: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero
Streb: How to Become an Extreme Action Hero
by Elizabeth Streb
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Elizabeth Streb has been testing the potential of the human body since childhood. Can she fly? Can she run up walls? Can she break through glass? How fast can she go? With clarity and humor—and with a world-class dance troupe called STREB&mdash... (read more)

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Watching Weimar Dance (Oxford Studies in Dance Theory)
Watching Weimar Dance (Oxford Studies in Dance Theory)
by Kate Elswit
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Watching Weimar Dance asks what audiences saw on stages from cabaret and revue to concert dance and experimental theatre in the turbulent moment of the Weimar Republic. Spectator reports that performers died or became half-machine archive not only the... (read more)

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Jose Limon and La Malinche: The Dancer and the Dance with DVD
Jose Limon and La Malinche: The Dancer and the Dance with DVD
by Patricia (edt) Seed
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Jose Limon (1908-1972) was one of the leading figures of modern dance in the twentieth century. Hailed by the New York Times as the finest male dancer of his time when the Jose Limon Dance Company debuted in 1947, Limon was also a renowned choreographer... (read more)

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Destined to Dance: A Novel about Martha Graham
Destined to Dance: A Novel about Martha Graham
by Marcy Heidish
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DESTINED TO DANCEThey called her a genius. They called her a goddess. They called her a monster.Which title best fits Martha Graham, iconic Mother of Modern Dance?Find out - in the first historical novel about this great American diva. DESTINED TO DANCE... (read more)

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Terpsichore in Sneakers (Wesleyan Paperback)
Terpsichore in Sneakers (Wesleyan Paperback)
by Sally Banes
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A dance critic's essays on post-modern dance.... (read more)

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Creative Movement and Dance: The Garcia-Plevin Method (Performing Arts)
Creative Movement and Dance: The Garcia-Plevin Method (Performing Arts)
by Maria Elena Garcia
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An instrumental tool for both educators and dancers, this book presents creative movement as a new dance discipline that has the aim to develop, through the means of improvisation, the body's expressive and creative potentials. The first two parts... (read more)

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Ageing, Gender, Embodiment and Dance: Finding a Balance
Ageing, Gender, Embodiment and Dance: Finding a Balance
by Elisabeth Schwaiger
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This book explores the nexus between gender, ageing and culture in dancers practicing a variety of genres. It challenges existing cultural norms which equate ageing with bodily decline and draws on an interdisciplinary theoretical framework to explore... (read more)

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Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, 'Race' and Nation in Early Modern Dance
Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, 'Race' and Nation in Early Modern Dance
by Ramsay Burt
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Blurring the conventional distinction between modern dance and ballet, African American dance, gymnastics and dancing as popular entertainment, i Alien Bodies /i looks at the way the dance of the 1920s and 1930s mediated the experience of modernity... (read more)

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Converging Movements: Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92nd Street y
Converging Movements: Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92nd Street y
by Naomi M. Jackson
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A groundbreaking study of the 92nd Street Y and its major influence on 20th-century American culture.... (read more)

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William Forsythe: Improvisation Technologies: A Tool for the Analytical Dance Eye
William Forsythe: Improvisation Technologies: A Tool for the Analytical Dance Eye
by William (con) Forsythe
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The American-born choreographer William Forsythe--who was the Director of the celebrated Frankfurt Ballet from 1984-2004 and now heads his own Frankfurt-based independent ensemble, The Forsythe Company--is recognized internationally as one of the world's... (read more)

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Nietzsche's Dancers: Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and the Revaluation of Christian Values
Nietzsche's Dancers: Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham, and the Revaluation of Christian Values
by Kimerer L. Lamothe
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In the first half of this original book, Kimerer L. LaMothe offers the only exhaustive analysis of the dance images that appear in every one of Friedrich Nietzsche's major works, revealing the pivotal role this imagery plays in Nietzsche's project of... (read more)

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