H 1 What is dance?
"(...) The sixty essays here have been selected not only because they represent the work of the finest dance writers in America and Europe, but also for the particular questions they pose about the definition of dance, the ways in which dance conveys meaning, the relationship of dance to the other arts, and much more.
The book contains contributions by popular critics such as Arlene Croce and Edwin Denby, choreographers such as Noverre, Isadora Duncan, Mary Wigman, and Yvonne Rainer, historians such as Lincoln Kirstein and Selma Jeanne Cohen, and theoricians such as Mallarmé, Susanne Langer, and Paul Valéry. Also included are writers not generally associated with dance, among them Roland Barthes (on the semiotics of the striptease), Frank Kermode (on poetry and dance), R. P. Blackmur (on Balanchine), Eric Bentley (on Martha Graham), and George Bernard Shaw (on nineteenth-century ballet in London. (...)"--P.  de la couv.
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Description physique : xvi, 582 p. : illustrations, photographies ; 21 cm.
Langue : Anglais
Donateur : Febvre, Michèle, 2019.
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