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ISBN : 1569769214
Pages : 321 pages
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ISBN : 1922791016
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ISBN : 9780802029249
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ISBN : 1000642569
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ISBN : 9780838635698
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ISBN : 081088691X
Pages : 206 pages
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Publisher : Yale University Press
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ISBN : 0300155344
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The New York Times Dance Reviews 2000

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Publisher : Taylor & Francis
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ISBN : 9781579580599
Pages : 540 pages
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Download Free The New York Times Dance Reviews 2000 PDF by New York Times Staff Full Book and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2001 with total page 540 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This anthology examines Love's Labours Lost from a variety of perspectives and through a wide range of materials. Selections discuss the play in terms of historical context, dating, and sources; character analysis; comic elements and verbal conceits; evidence of authorship; performance analysis; and feminist interpretations. Alongside theater reviews, production photographs, and critical commentary, the volume also includes essays written by practicing theater artists who have worked on the play. An index by name, literary work, and concept rounds out this valuable resource.


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ISBN : 1784180017
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ISBN : 3030488381
Pages : 280 pages
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ISBN : 0595099726
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ISBN : 0786474173
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Download Free The Bennington School of the Dance PDF by Elizabeth McPherson Full Book and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2013-05-31 with total page 341 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The story of this groundbreaking summer dance program is told through the voices of staff, faculty, and students. Administrative director Mary Josephine Shelly's previously unpublished writings form a key summary of eight of the nine summer sessions. The Bennington School of the Dance held classes from 1934 through 1942 at Bennington College in Vermont, with one summer spent at Mills College in California. Its effects were far-reaching in the development and dissemination of modern dance as an original American art form. The school produced unique choreographic works by teachers in residence: Martha Graham, Hanya Holm, Doris Humphrey, and Charles Weidman. Leading choreographers of the later 20th century such as Merce Cunningham, Anna Halprin, Jose Limon, Alwin Nikolais and Anna Sokolow participated at the school. The largest portion of students were high school and college level teachers who would spread modern dance across the country and abroad.


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ISBN : 1405322896
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ISBN : 1134474148
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