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Isadora : a sensational life

Author: Peter Kurth
Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   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
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Kurth
ISBN: 0316507261 9780316507264 0316854352 9780316854351
OCLC Number: 47045043
Description: xi, 652 p., [32] p. of plates : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. The happier age of gold : 1877-1904 --
1. A baby Bolshevik --
2. "I dreamed of a different dance" --
3. Flying eastward --
4. London --
5. Paris --
6. Germany --
7. Myth --
pt. 2. Twin souls : 1904-1907 --
8. Teddy and Topsy --
9. "Your Isadora" --
10. Their own sweet will --
11. Maternity --
12. Breaking stones --
pt. 3. Passion and the storm : 1907-1914 --
13. Pim and pure pleasure --
14. Daughter of Prometheus --
15. To love in a certain way --
16. One great cry --
17. The rock of Niobe --
pt. 4. Decrescendo : 1914-1921 --
18. Dionysion 1915 --
19. South America --
20. "I tell you she drives 'em mad" --
21. Sunk in sorrow, tossed in joy --
22. The bad fairy --
pt. 5. Russia : 1921-1924 --
23. Comrade Duncan --
24. Wayward child --
25. "How Russian! how Russian!" --
26. Just a wee bit eccentric --
27. Genius and kaputt --
pt. 6. "Sans limites : 1924-1927 --
28. Love and ideals --
29. Seraphita --
30. 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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