Ref NoXZB/2705
TitleHitler's Dancers: German Modern Dance and the Third Reich
Extent1 book
Pub Date2004
Description364p. ill.
Part I, Recollections, is by Lilian Karina. Includes overview of the Labanist period before the Reich; discussion of sects and cults; discussion of emigrants Evgenia Eduardova, Josef Lewitan, Victor Gsovsky, Kurt Jooss, Sascha Leontieff (Michael Katz), Aurel von Milloss and Lia Schubert; discussion of Scandinavian dance teachers, including Gertrude Engelhardt, Elsa Lindenberg and Edgar Frank; and discussion of Rudolf von Laban.
Part II, "Dance is a race question." The dance politics of the Reich Ministry of Popular Entertainment and Propaganda, is by Marion Kant. Includes discussions of Rudolf von Laban, Otto von Keudell and Mary Wigman.
Part III, The Nazi attempt to suppress jazz and swing: a case study, is by Marion Kant.
Part IV, Dance under the Nazis, is a collection of 102 documents selected and edited by Marion Kant.
AuthorKarina; Lilian and Kant; Marion
Edition1st edition; paperback
PublisherBerghahn Books
CodePerson NameDates
DS/UK/P5928Kant; Marion
DS/UK/P5927Karina; Lilian
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