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    Performing Queer Modernism

    By Penny Farfan

    Paperback £24.89

    Focusing on well-known plays and performances of the late nineteenth- and early twentieth-centuries, Performing Queer Modernism demonstrates that queer performance was integral to modernism, that queer modernist performance played a key role in the historical emergence of modern sexual identities, and that it anticipated the insights of contemporary queer modernist...

    Aerial Dance

    By Jenefer Davies

    Paperback £23.73

    Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness provides an introduction for the beginning aerialist. It covers rigging, equipment, advice on optimal conditioning, and a step-by-step guide to technique, including anatomical references, space and time considerations, and elements of force when working with and against gravity. Specific movements...

    Dancing Life

    By Marina Grut

    Hardback Save £3.52 = £11.43

    Marina Grut shares details of her life in this frank yet humurous autobiography. Born in a small country town in the South African Karoo, Marina went on to become a professional dancer, choreographer, teacher, director, lecturer and the writer of three major works on dance history.

    History of Dance 2nd Edition With Web Resource

    By Gayle Kassing

    Paperback Save £9.84 = £72.15

    History of Dance, Second Edition, examines dance from prehistoric times to today. It focuses on the dancers and choreographers, dances, and significant dance works from each time period and offers an instructor guide, test bank, PowerPoint presentation package, and student web resource to reinforce learning.

    Katherine Dunham: Dance and the African Diaspora

    By Joanna Dee Das

    Hardback Save £0.30 = £22.69

    This new biography of American dancer and choreographer Katherine Dunham draws upon a vast, never-utilized archival record to show how she was more than a dancer and anthropologist, but also an intellectual and activist.

    Bolshoi Confidential

    By Simon Morrison

    Paperback Save £1.54 = £8.45

    On a freezing night in January 2013, an assailant hurled acid in the face of the artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet, dragging one of Russia's most illustrious institutions into scandal.

    Simple Story

    By Leila Guerriero

    Paperback Save £1.14 = £7.85

    'An epic of noble proportions' SpectatorA thrilling journey in search of the legendary malambo dance of Argentina, and one Gaucho who faces the biggest contest of his lifeEvery year, at the height of summer, the remote Argentinian village of Laborde holds the prestigious national malambo contest. Little known outside the...

    Dancing in the Blood

    By Edward Ross Dickinson

    Paperback £19.94

    The book explores the revolutionary impact of modern dance on European culture in the early twentieth century. Edward Ross Dickinson uncovers modern dance's place in the emerging 'mass' culture of the modern metropolis and reveals the connections between dance, politics, culture, religion, the arts, psychology, entertainment, and selfhood.

    For the Love of Dance

    By Beryl Grey

    Hardback Save £4.41 = £20.59

    Celebrating Dame Beryl's 90th birthday, this autobiography of a world-famous, pioneering classical ballerina reveals fascinating insights into the people, characters and institutions that made up world dance in the 20th century.

    MoMA Dance: Sarah Michelson

    By Ralph Lemon

    Paperback Save £5.52 = £14.43

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