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Ballerina: Sex, Scandal, and Suffering Behind the Symbol of Perfection

Deirdre Kelly

Throughout her history, the ballerina has been perceived as the embodiment of beauty and perfection — she is the feminine ideal. But the reality is another story. Beginning with the earliest ballerinas, who often led double lives as concubines... (read more)

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  1. Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina New Hardcover $24.99
  2. 101 Stories of the Great Ballets Used Trade Paper $7.50
  3. Technical Manual and Dictionary of...
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  4. Poor Dancers Almanac-PB Used Trade Paper $5.50
  5. Dancing Through It: My Journey in... Used Hardcover $19.50
  6. Dance (Whitechapel: Documents of... New Trade Paper $24.95
  7. Ballet & Modern Dance Used Trade Paper $8.50
  8. Basic Ballet: The Steps Defined Used Trade Paper $3.95
  9. Inside Ballet Technique: Separating... New Trade Paper $21.25
  10. The Ballet Book: Learning and... Used Trade Paper $18.95
  11. Dancing Longer, Dancing Stronger: A... Used Trade Paper $14.50
  12. Ballet Beautiful: Transform Your... Used Trade Paper $11.50
  13. Nijinsky: A Life of Genius and Madness Used Hardcover $24.00
  14. Ballet in Western Culture: A History... Used Trade Paper $17.50
  15. Classical Ballet Technique Used Trade Paper $18.95
  16. The Vision of Modern Dance: In the... New Trade Paper $26.25
  17. Classic Ballet Basic Technique & Termino Used Trade Paper $13.95
  18. Winter Season: A Dancer's Journal Used Trade Paper $10.50
  19. Composing While Dancing: An... New Trade Paper $24.50
  20. Mao's Last Dancer (Movie Tie-In) Used Trade Paper $5.50
  21. Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
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  22. Landscape of the Now: A Topography... New Trade Paper $38.50
  23. Contact Improvisation: An... New Trade Paper $42.50
  24. Kathakali Sale Hardcover $6.98
  25. Maria Fay's Floor Barre New Trade Paper $32.50

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