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Reclaiming Charles Weidman (1901-1975) : an American dancer's life and legacy

Author: Jonette Lancos
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Looks at the life and work of Charles Weidman (1907-1975), a distinguished dancer and choreographer. This study examines Weidman's concert works, Broadway shows, and opera productions, where his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Named Person: Charles Weidman; Charles Weidman; Charles Weidman
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jonette Lancos
ISBN: 9780773454637 0773454632
OCLC Number: 141484006
Description: vii, 554 pages, [40] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: A vocation --
Early years (1850-1930) --
The global influence (1890-1930) --
Dancing with Denishawn (1920-1928) --
Dancing with Martha Graham (1920-1930) --
The Humphrey-Weidman Alliance (1928-1938) --
Democracy and patriotism (1930-1940) --
Shaping a movement style and technique --
A new decade (1938-1948) --
Living his own dreams (1930-1960) --
Expression of two arts (1968-1970) --
Coming full circle (1970-1975) --
Legacy and witnesses.
Responsibility: Jonette Lancos ; with a foreword by Sondra Horton Fraleigh.
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"If the legacy of Charles Weidman were not somewhat eclipsed by Doris Humphrey and Jose Limon, his two famous colleagues, this book would need no foreword. But this is far from the case. Dance Read more...

 
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