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Isadora : a sensational life

Author: Peter Kurth
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a biography of the pioneer of modern dance offering a dramatic portrait of her sensational and turbulent life, chronicling her many love affairs, passionate devotion to dance, and personal tragedies.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kurth
ISBN: 0316507261 9780316507264 0316854352 9780316854351 0316057134 9780316057134
OCLC Number: 47045043
Description: xi, 652 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. The happier age of gold: 1877-1904. A baby Bolshevik --
"I dreamed of a different dance" --
Flying eastward --
London --
Paris --
Germany --
Myth --
pt. II. Twin souls: 1904-1907. Teddy and Topsy --
"Your Isadora" --
Their own sweet will --
Maternity --
Breaking stones --
pt. III. Passion and the storm: 1907-1914. Pim and pure pleasure --
Daughter of Prometheus --
To love in a certain way --
One great cry --
The rock of Niobe --
pt. IV. Decrescendo: 1914-1921. Dionysion 1915 --
South America --
"I tell you she drives 'em mad" --
Sunk in sorrow, tossed in joy --
The bad fairy --
pt. V. Russia: 1921-1924. Comrade Duncan --
Wayward child --
"How Russian! How Russian!" --
Just a wee bit eccentric --
Genius and kaputt --
pt. VI. "Sans limites: 1924-1927. Love and ideals --
Seraphita --
The ride to glory.
Responsibility: Peter Kurth.

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Presents a biography of the pioneer of modern dance offering a dramatic portrait of her sensational and turbulent life, chronicling her many love affairs, passionate devotion to dance, and personal tragedies.

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