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Willa Cather and the politics of criticism by Joan Ross Acocella( Book )
18 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 998 libraries worldwide
"Joan Acocella examines the politics of Willa Cather criticism: how Cather's work has been seized upon and often distorted by critics on both the left and the right. This book makes a significant contribution to Cather studies and at the same time points out the follies of political criticism in the study of all literature."--Jacket
Twenty-eight artists and two saints : essays by Joan Ross Acocella( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 781 libraries worldwide
Thirty-one essays on sime of the most influential artists of our time and two saints of all time-- Lucia Joyce, writer's block, Italo Svevo, Stefan Zweig, Simone de Beauvoir, Marguerite Yourcenar, Primo Levi, Joseph Roth, Andrea de Jorio, Mary Magdalene, Vaslav Nijinsky, Lincoln Kirstein, Frederick Ashton, Jerome Robbins, Suzanne Farrell, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Martha Graham, Bob Fosse, Twyla Tharp, H.L. Mencken, Dorothy Parker, M.F.K. Fisher, Saul Bellow, Sybille Bedford, Louise Bourgeois, Penelope Fitzgerald, Susan Sontag, Philip Roth, Frank O'Hara, Hilary Mantel, Joan of Arc
The diary of Vaslav Nijinsky by Vaslaw Nijinsky( Book )
26 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 746 libraries worldwide
Traces the Russian ballet dancer's descent into psychosis over six weeks in the winter of 1917-1918
Mark Morris by Joan Ross Acocella( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Mark Morris is the most exciting and important choreographer to have emerged in the last two decades. Still only in his mid-thirties, Morris has already produced more than eighty dance works, and their originality, brashness, and beauty have made him one of the signature American artists of our time. Morris was born in Seattle in 1956. His Mark Morris Dance Group began performing in New York in 1980. By the mid-eighties, PBS had aired an hour-long special on him, and his
Before, between, and beyond : three decades of dance writing by Sally Banes( Book )
21 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Sally Banes has been a preeminent critic and scholar of American contemporary dance, and Before, Between, Beyond spans more than thirty years of her prolific work. Beginning with her first published review and including previously unpublished papers, this
Merce Cunningham : a lifetime of dance by Merce Cunningham( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Merce Cunningham, a colossus of 20th-century choreography, is perhaps most famous for his sheer fecundity--inventing steps, choreographing 200+ dances, and over 800 "Events" (site-specific works). At the forefront of the American avant-garde for more than 50 years, he abandoned conventional elements of dance structure, most controversially, the relationship of dance and music influenced by his collaboration with composer John Cage. Endlessly inventive and inquisitive, Cunningham collaborated with a wide range of composers, designers, and artists, incorporating video into pieces, and employing computerized choreography in his later years to instruct members of his company. Unlike most choreographers, movement itself was his principal subject matter--neither narrative nor musical form determines the dance structure. Cunningham leaves a vast legacy, but he expressed his view of his art saying, "Dancing is the art of the present tense." Cunningham himself, along with his dancers, collaborators, and observers, traces the course of his long career and that of his dance company. Topics include: his special qualities as a dancer; his performances as a member of Martha Graham's company; his choreographic approach and sources of inspiration; his longtime association and collaboration with composer John Cage; his residency at Black Mountain College; the development of his use of chance procedures; the early years of his company; his preference for avant-garde music, and his collaborations with various composers; and his use of technological innovations such as the computer program Life forms
Psychology of adjustment and human relationships by James F Calhoun( Book )
15 editions published between 1978 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 344 libraries worldwide
Combining the principles of scientific psychology with applications, this text helps your students examine their ways of thinking and behaving. It allows a student to analyze the interaction within self, others, and work. Each section of the test introduces students to the psychological concepts governing behavior, drawing from clinical, social, experimental, developmental, applied, and ecological psychology from empirical foundations. And each section then offers self-change techniques which enable them to apply this information to their own lives. -- from http://books.google.com (Sep. 29, 2011)
André Levinson on dance : writings from Paris in the twenties by André Levinson( Book )
9 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Baryshnikov in black and white by Mikhail Baryshnikov( Book )
5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
The only collection of photographs documenting the last three decades of Mikhail Baryshnikov's brilliant career. Universally acknowledged as the most celebrated artist in the dance world (Time magazine proclaimed him 'the greatest living dancer') Mikhail Baryshnikov's defection from the Soviet Union in 1974, at the age of twenty-six, breathed new artistic freedom into an already astonishing career. Working with American Ballet Theatre (where he was Artistic Director for ten years), the New York City Ballet (with George Ballanchine), and finally forming his own company in 1990 with Mark Morris, White Oak Dance Project, Baryshnikov has, over these past decades, changed the face of dance. Baryshnikov in Black and White presents, in over 175 photographs, the remarkable breadth of his achievement between the years 1974 and 2000. From his legendary roles in the classic ballets Giselle and Don Quixote, to his work with some of the world's greatest contemporary choreographers, Baryshnikov is shown here in both rehearsal and performance. Captured by the leading dance photographers, his vitality and genius are evident on every page. With an inspired and richly detailed essay by the New Yorker dance critic (and Baryshnikov biographer) Joan Acocella, a complete chronology of his roles, and extensive annotated captions, Baryshnikov in Black and White is the definitive book on his remarkable career in the West
The Art of enchantment : Diaghilev's Ballets Russes, 1909-1929 ( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 311 libraries worldwide
Dancers by Philip Trager( Book )
5 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Mark Morris's L'allegro, il penseroso ed il moderato : a celebration by Mark Morris( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
A place for the arts : the MacDowell Colony, 1907-2007 ( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 208 libraries worldwide
Balanchine Foundation video archives ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Suzanne Farrell coaches dancers in the principal roles from Stravinsky's Monumentum pro Gesualdo and Movements for piano and orchestra, with choreography by Balanchine
A Spectrum of world dance : tradition, transition, and innovation : selected papers from the 1982 and 1983 CORD Conferences ( Book )
7 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Abnormal psychology : current perspectives by Richard R Bootzin( Book )
10 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 130 libraries worldwide
Physical anthropology and archeology by Clifford J Jolly( Book )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Mission to Siam : the Memoirs of Jessie MacKinnon Hartzell by Joan Ross Acocella( file )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Acocella, J. R. (Joan Ross), 1945-
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