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Thirty-three years of American dance, 1927-1959, and The American ballet

Author: Ted Shawn
Publisher: [United States] : [Ted Shawn], Pittsfield, Massachusetts : Printed by the Eagle Printing and Binding Company [1959] ©1959
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Genre/Form: History
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Shawn, Ted, 1891-1972.
Thirty-three years of American dance, 1927-1959, and The American ballet.
[Pittsfield, Mass., 1959]
(OCoLC)654816433
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Shawn
OCLC Number: 1634178
Notes: Re-issue of Shawn's 1926 book The American ballet, published by Henry Holt and Company, with added foreword and list of illustrations.
Description: 39, xii, 136 pages, 21 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Contents: [Thirty-three years of American dance (1927-1959)]. Foreword ; 1927-1933 ; 1933-1940 ; 1940-1941 : the transitional years ; 1941-1947 ; 1948-1959 ; Theatre dance : 1927-1959 --
Dancing in moving pictures : 1927-1959 ; Dancing in television ; Dance in education : 1927-1959 ; Civic ballet and regional ballet ; Books on dance and dance periodicals : 1927-1959 --
Religious dancing : dancing in church ; Dancing for men ; American composers for dance ; Dancing and nudity ; Conclusion. The American ballet. The spiritual basis --
The sources of thematic material --
The classic European ballet tradition : how it helps and how it hinders --
Social dancing --
American music and composers --
Dancing and nudity --
Dancing for men --
Dancing in the church --
Dancing and the theatre --
The dream.
Other Titles: 33 years of American dance and The American ballet
Responsibility: by Ted Shawn.

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