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Modern dance : Wigman [and others]

Author: Virginia StewartMerle ArmitageLynton R KistlerElise, Mlle.Ramiel McGeheeAll authors
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Will. A. Kistler Co., ©1935.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Virginia Stewart; Merle Armitage; Lynton R Kistler; Elise, Mlle.; Ramiel McGehee; Franziska Boas
OCLC Number: 31298555
Notes: "Copyright 1935 by Merle Armitage."
"First edition consists of five hundred numbered copies."
"Manufactured . under the supervision of Lynton R. Kistler, after designs by Merle Armitage. The text is set in twelve point Italian Old Style type, with chapter headings in light face Kabel. The illustrations were reproduced by photo-offset. The binding and cover were especially designed for this book. Produced in the month of August, 1935."
"An original lithograph drawn directly on the stone by Elise after which and edition of 500 was hand printed by Lynton R. Kistler exclusively for this book, on Strathmore Saxon Japan paper. Twenty-five additional copies were printed on Arches Book paper, for collectors."
On colophon: Editor: Ramiel McGehee; translations: Franziska Boas.
Description: vi, 155 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations (1 color), portraits ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction to the modern dance / Virginia Stewart --
The development of the new German dance / Artur Michel --
The new German dance / Mary Wigman --
My dance / Palucca --
The modern dance / Harald Kreutzberg --
Music for the dance / Hanns Hasting --
The development of the American dance / Paul Love --
The American dance / Martha Graham --
The dance of Doris Humphrey / Doris Humphrey and Paul Love --
The work of Charles Weidman / Charles Weidman and Paul Love --
The German dance in the American scene / Hanya Holm --
The dancer's responsibility / Virginia Stewart --
The dance and contemporary expression / Merle Armitage --
Biographical sketches: Arthur Michel, Mary Wigman, Palucca, Harald Kreutzberg, Hanns Hasting, Paul Love, Martha Graham, Doris Humphrey, Charles Weidman, Hanya Holm.
Responsibility: [compiled by Virginia Stewart].

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