Time and the Dancing Image

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University of California Press, Jan 1, 1989 - Performing Arts - 431 pages
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00 As a study of theatrical dance which places developments in dance within the larger artistic and historical environment, Deborah Jowitt's generously illustrated book makes a valuable contribution to modern cultural history. As a study of theatrical dance which places developments in dance within the larger artistic and historical environment, Deborah Jowitt's generously illustrated book makes a valuable contribution to modern cultural history.
 

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Village Voice dance critic Jowitt set out to do two things in this volume"to view dancers of the past as products of their age'' and to compile a "collection of essays on the historical aspects of ... Read full review

Contents

The Uneasy Balance
27
The Search for Motion
67
Modern Movers
149
The Heroines Within
207
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About the author (1989)

Deborah Jowitt began as a dancer and choreographer and has been the principal dance critic of The Village Voice for twenty years. She is the author of The Dance in Mind and Dance Beat.

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