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Isadora Duncan : a graphic biography

Author: Sabrina Jones; Paul Buhle
Publisher: New York : Hill and Wang, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A graphic art tribute to the pioneer of modern dance and her passionate and idealistic dedication to reinventing movement as a fine art that incorporated values of truth, beauty, and freedom.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Sabrina, 1960-
Isadora Duncan.
New York : Hill and Wang, 2008
(OCoLC)608389750
Named Person: Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan; Isadora Duncan
Material Type: Biography, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sabrina Jones; Paul Buhle
ISBN: 9780809094974 0809094975
OCLC Number: 216941789
Notes: "A novel graphic from Hill and Wang."
Description: x, 129 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introducing Isadora --
The California faun --
Dancing cross-country --
New York --
London --
Paris --
Enter Romeo --
Modern odyssey --
Germany adored Isadora --
Slave of Aphrodite --
Barefoot in St. Petersburg --
Snowdrop in the dunes --
Postpartum --
Back in the USA --
My millionaire --
Orpheus --
Going under --
The temple of the dance of the future --
NY --
Revolt of the Isadorables --
A new world --
Sergei Esenin --
Honeymoon roadshow --
Emergency exit --
Flotsam --
Adieu --
After Isadora.
Responsibility: written and illustrated by Sabrina Jones ; Paul Buhle, editor.
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Myth and controversy swirl around the dramatic figure of Isadora Duncan. The pioneering modern dancer emerged from provincial nineteenth-century America to captivate the cultural capitals of Europe,  Read more...

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