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Deren, Maya

Works: 188 works in 484 publications in 8 languages and 8,287 library holdings
Genres: Experimental films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Short films  Documentary films  Drama  Exhibition catalogs  Dance films  Surrealist films  Low budget films 
Roles: Author, Actor, Dancer, Editor, rcd, Director, Singer, Interviewee, Film editor, fmd, Conceptor, Author of screenplay, Illustrator, Photographer, Other, Contributor, Performer
Classifications: PN1995.9.E96, 791.430973
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Maya Deren experimental films by Maya Deren( visu )
76 editions published between 1943 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 1,074 libraries worldwide
Ritual in transfigured time: In this surreal silent avant garde film Deren weaves together her interest in dance with the exploration of myth and symbol, using movement and gestural play as a metaphor for courtship, sexual union, and fear of rejection, illuminated by concepts drawn from Greek legend
Divine horsemen the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( visu )
38 editions published between 1977 and 2008 in English and French and held by 588 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Voudoun religion of Haiti. The film deals with the rituals of the Rada, Petro and Congo cults of Haiti
In the mirror of Maya Deren by Martina Kudláček( visu )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 280 libraries worldwide
Interweaves excerpts from some of Maya Deren's films with archival footage and commentary by acolytes and contemporaries, such as Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas. Includes excerpts from the films: At land, Ritual in transfigured time, and Meshes of the afternoon
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Book )
15 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 269 libraries worldwide
This is the classic, intimate study, movingly written with the special insight of direct encounter, which was first published in 1953 by the fledgling Thames & Hudson firm in a series edited by Joseph Campbell. Maya Deren's Divine Horsemen is recognized throughout the world as a primary source book on the culture and spirituality of Haitian Voudoun. -- Publisher description
Essential Deren : collected writings on film by Maya Deren( Book )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 200 libraries worldwide
A study in choreography for camera by Maya Deren( visu )
9 editions published in 1945 in English and Undetermined and held by 118 libraries worldwide
A dance choreographed for and performed by the camera and the dancer together. A lyric episode in which the camera transports the dancer Talley Beatty from point to point, supports him in an extended and accelerated pirouette, and sustains him in an attenuated leap
Talley Beatty speaking of dance ( visu )
3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
In interviews interspersed with performance, class, and rehearsal footage, Talley Beatty, recipient of the 1993 Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement in Choreography, looks back at his life and career. He describes his first choreography in the film A study in choreography for camera (1945), directed by Maya Deren ; his experiences as a member of the Katherine Dunham Company ; dancing in the musical Cabin in the sky, which was choreographed by George Balanchine ; creating dance for television ; his partnership with Janet Collins ; running his own company ; staging his choreography for the students of Elma Lewis in Boston ; encountering and surmounting racial prejudice in the course of his career. He discusses the historical basis of two of his works, Road of the Phoebe Snow (1959) and Mourner's bench, part of Southern landscape (1947), and talks about the mix of dance forms in his recent restaging of Celebration (ca. 1973). He analyzes his own movement style, which he considers Graham-influenced rather than a type of jazz dance
An introduction to the American underground film by Sheldon Renan( Book )
1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
An anagram of ideas on art, form and film by Maya Deren( Book )
9 editions published between 1946 and 1970 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Maya Deren by Maya Deren( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Selected short films from the 40s and 50s demonstrate the close interaction between the camera and the dancer
Masterworks of American avant-garde experimental film, 1920-1970 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 67 libraries worldwide
A collection of 37 restored avant-garde films from some of the most acclaimed names of American avant-garde filmmaking
Talley Beatty (1993) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Talley Beatty has had an illustrious career spanning six decades. He began studying with Katherine Dunham at the age of 11 and at 16 became a principal dancer in her company. His choreography has been performed by numerous companies including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Mr. Beatty was the recipient of the 1993 Scripps/ADF award. Also included is "A Study in Choreography For Camera" (1945), the seminal film by Maya Deren featuring Mr. Beatty
Folk music from Haiti meringues and ballads by Maya Deren( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 55 libraries worldwide
The voodoo gods by Maya Deren( Book )
4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Dance films by Maya Deren( visu )
18 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s
Songs from the hermetic theater by John Zorn( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in No Linguistic Content and held by 30 libraries worldwide
Meringues and folk ballads of Haiti ( Sound Recording )
in Haitian Creole and Creoles and Pidgins [Other] and held by 26 libraries worldwide
Dancing with the camera ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
"This documentary, made in 1982 and written by Sally Banes and Noel Carroll, explores the roots of Cinedance by looking at works from a variety of trailblazers...Starting by defining dance for the camera, [the film] expands to show the relationship between choreographic processes in dance and editing processes in film." --
I cavalieri divini del Vudù by Maya Deren( Book )
9 editions published between 1959 and 1997 in Italian and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Inverted odysseys : Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, and Cindy Sherman by Shelley Rice( Book )
4 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 12 libraries worldwide
It is central to our global culture, to our definition of human identity in a world where the individual exists in a multicultural and multemporal environment. This book is an "odyssey" through historical, theoretical, critical, and literary perspectives on the three artists viewed in the context of these issues."--Jacket
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Alternative Names
Bardacke, Eleanora
Bardacke, Eleanora 1917-1961
Bardacke, Eleanora Deren 1917-1961
Bardacke, Elenora
Bardacke, Elenora, 1917-1961
Deren, Eleanora
Deren, Elenora
Deren, Eleonora 1917-1961
Derenkovskaja, Eleonora 1917-1961
Derenkowsky, Eleanora
Derenkowsky, Eleanora 1917-1961
Derenkowsky, Elenora
Derenkowsky, Elenora 1917-1961
Derenkowsky, Eleonora.
Derenkowsky Eleonora 1917-1961
Hammid, Eleanora
Hammid, Eleanora 1917-1961
Hammid, Elenora
Hammid, Elenora, 1917-1961
Hammid, Maya
Ito, Maya
Ito, Maya 1917-1961
Maya Deren Amerikaans actrice (1917-1961)
Maya Deren réalisateur américain
Maya Deren regista statunitense
Maya Deren US-amerikanische Regisseurin
Майя Дерен
مايا ديرين
مایا درن بازیگر، رقاص، و کارگردان آمریکایی
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