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The Dancer's World, 1920 - 1945

Modern Dancers and their Practices Reconsidered

Authors: Huxley, M.

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The Dancer's World 1920-1945 focuses on modern dancers as they saw themselves. Five chapters describe a narrative arc that encompasses Europe and the USA with a focus between 1920 and 1945. A final chapter considers contemporary relevance for dancers, dance artists, choreographers, dance students and scholars alike.

About the authors

Michael Huxley is Reader in Dance at De Montfort University, UK. His published research is in early modern dance and dance history and includes recent articles in Dance, Movement and Spiritualities, Discourses in Dance, Dance and Somatic Practices and Research in Dance Education. He has contributed to eight books, has been Chair of the Editorial Board for Dance Research Journal, Head of Performing Arts at De Montfort University and was Senior Academic Adviser Dance and Board Chair for the HE performing arts subject centre PALATINE.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Introduction: Early Modern Dancers and Their Practices Reconsidered

    Huxley, Michael

    Pages 1-14

  • The World of the Dancer

    Huxley, Michael

    Pages 15-29

  • We (Dancers) Are Standing at the Beginning

    Huxley, Michael

    Pages 30-49

  • German and American Modern Dance: Constitutional Differences

    Huxley, Michael

    Pages 50-67

  • A New World for the Dancer

    Huxley, Michael

    Pages 68-84

Buy this book

eBook $49.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-43921-5
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Hardcover $67.50
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-43920-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $67.50
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  • ISBN 978-1-349-49419-4
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Dancer's World, 1920 - 1945
Book Subtitle
Modern Dancers and their Practices Reconsidered
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-43921-5
DOI
10.1057/9781137439215
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-43920-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-49419-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 120
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