Ref NoXZB/2611
TitleLegacies of Twentieth-Century Dance
Extent1 book
Pub Date2005
Description445p. ill.
Part I: The Ballets russes and beyond.
Coming home: Diaghelev in Paris -- The diaries of Marius Petipa -- Design and the idea of the modern in early twentieth-century ballet -- Diaghilev's musical legacy -- At home and abroad: Paris/Petersburg 1913 -- Dance, film, and the Ballets russes -- Forgotten interlude: eurythmic dancers at the Paris Opera -- Rivals for the new: The Ballets suédois and the Ballets russes -- Politics in paradise: André Levinson's classicism.
Part II: Reconfiguring the sexes.
The travesty dancer in nineteenth-century ballet -- Soloists abroad: the prewar careers of Natalia Trouhanova and Ida Rubinstein -- Lydia Lopokova and Les Soirées de Paris -- Reconfiguring the sexes -- Choreography by Nijinska -- Mark Morris and the feminine mystique -- The late snow prince [Edward Stierle] -- Where are ballet's women choreographers?
Part III: Dance in New York.
Dance in the city: toward an American dance -- George Antheil and the dance -- Dalí, Ana María, and The three-cornered hat -- Radical moments: Martha Graham centennial celebration -- Writing on the Left: the remarkable career of Edna Ocko -- Dollars for dance: Lincoln Kirstein, City Center, and the Rockefeller Foundation -- Parallel lives: Alvin Ailey and Robert Joffrey -- Revelations -- Dance Theatre of Harlem at thirty -- American Ballet Theatre: 1989 -- American Ballet Theatre: 2001-- Dance for a city: fifty years of the New York City Ballet.
Part IV: Staging the past.
Price-tagging Diaghilev -- Tracking down Le train bleu -- Massine -- Heterodoxical pasts -- Time-traveling with the Kirov -- Myth or memory? Solomon Volkov's Petersburg.
AuthorGarafola; Lynn
SubjectBallet history
Dance and gender issues
Edition1st edition; paperback
PublisherWesleyan University Press
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P8948Garafola; Lynn
DS/UK/C1Ballets Russes de Serge Diaghilev
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