Dance as a Theatre Art: Source Readings in Dance History from 1581 to the Present
Selma Jeanne Cohen, Katy Matheson
Princeton Book Company, 1992 - Performing Arts - 271 pages
A compelling and detailed "living history," this book chronicles dance through the writings of its greatest innovators.
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