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  1. Taken by Surprise

    Taken by Surprise [Paperback]

    Ann Cooper Albright (Editor); David Gere (Editor)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780819566485
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    This collection of classic and new writings on dance improvisation brings together 21 essays by prominent dancers, scholars and historians. Until now, discussion of improvisation in dance has focused mainly on the postmodern form known as contact ... .... Learn More
  2. Done into Dance

    Done into Dance [Paperback]

    Ann Daly (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819565600
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    This cultural study of modern dance icon Isadora Duncan is the first to place her within the thought, politics and art of her time. Duncan's dancing earned her international fame and influenced generations of American girls and women, yet the roma... .... Learn More
  3. Critical Gestures

    Critical Gestures [Paperback]

    Ann Daly (Author)

    £26.00

    ISBN: 9780819565662
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Ann Daly ranks among the most insightful, articulate dance critics and scholars writing today. Spanning the divide between journalism and scholarship, this collection offers a double-sighted view of dance in America from 1986 to the present, docum... .... Learn More
  4. Dances that Describe Themselves

    Dances that Describe Themselves [Paperback]

    Susan Leigh Foster (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780819565518
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    During an improvised performance, both dancers and audience members reflect on how the dance is being made. They ask themselves: What will happen next? What choices will each dancer make? And how will these decisions contribute to... .... Learn More
  5. Choreographic Politics

    Choreographic Politics [Paperback]

    Anthony Shay (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819565211
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Over the past fifty years national dance companies from Turkey, Egypt, Mexico, Greece, the former USSR and Croatia have dominated concert stages throughout the world. Anthony Shay makes coherent sense of these national programs, which have previou... .... Learn More
  6. The Work of Dance

    The Work of Dance [Paperback]

    Mark Franko (Author)

    £23.00

    ISBN: 9780819565532
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    In this insightful new book, Mark Franko explores the many genres of theatrical dancing during the radical decade of the 1930s and their relationship to labor movements, including Fordist and unionist organizational structures, th... .... Learn More
  7. Perspectives on Korean Dance

    Perspectives on Korean Dance [Paperback]

    Judy Van Zile (Author)

    £31.00

    ISBN: 9780819564948
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    From palace to village street to international stage, Korean dance is a vibrant and complex art comprised of many different forms. In Perspectives on Korean Dance, Judy Van Zile brings together the first comprehensive English lang... .... Learn More
  8. Moving History/Dancing Cultures

    Moving History/Dancing Cultures [Paperback]

    Ann Cooper Albright (Editor); Ann Dils (Editor)

    £33.00

    ISBN: 9780819564139
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    This new collection of essays surveys the history of dance in an innovative and wide-ranging fashion. Editors Dils and Albright address the current dearth of comprehensive teaching material in the dance history field through the c... .... Learn More
  9. José Limón

    José Limón [Paperback]

    José Limón (Author)

    £25.00

    ISBN: 9780819565051
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Both as a dancer and a choreographer, José Limón electrified audiences from the1930s to the 1960s. With his striking looks and charismatic presence, he was American modern dance's first male star. Born in Culiac&aacu... .... Learn More
  10. Converging Movements

    Converging Movements [Paperback]

    Naomi M. Jackson (Author)

    £24.00

    ISBN: 9780819564207
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    The Y located at 92nd Street and Lexington Avenue in New York City is the largest and oldest continuously operating YM-YWHA in the US. Many of the most important figures in modern dance premiered on its stage, but until now no one has thought to a... .... Learn More

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