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Literature, modernism, and dance

Author: Jones.
Publisher: Corby : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This book explores the complex relationship between literature and dance in the era of modernism. During this period an unprecedented dialogue between the two art forms took place, based on a common aesthetics initiated by contemporary discussions of the body and gender, language, formal experimentation, primitivism, anthropology, and modern technologies such as photography, film, and mechanisation. The book traces  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Jones.
Literature, modernism, and dance.
Corby : Oxford University Press 2013
(OCoLC)844730171
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jones.
ISBN: 9780191009433 0191009431 9780191765995 0191765996
OCLC Number: 857232769
Description: 1 online resource (352 pages)
Contents: Introduction --
A poetics of potentiality: Mallarmé, Fuller, Yeats, and Graham --
Nietzsche, modernism, and dance: Dionysian or Apollonian? --
From dance to movement: Eurhythmics, expressionism, and literature --
Diaghilev and British writing --
Two modern classics: The Rite of Spring and Les Noces --
The 'unheard rhythms' of Virginia Woolf --
'Savage and superb': primitivism in text and dance --
Massine, modernisms, and the integrated arts --
Ezra Pound on kinaesthetics, the Russian Ballet, and machines --
'At the still point': T.S. Eliot, dance and a transatlantic poetics --
Ballet Rambert and dramatic dance --
Samuel Beckett and choreography.
Responsibility: Susan Jones.

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Literature, Modernism, and Dance explores the complex reciprocal relationship between literature and dance in the modernist period  Read more...

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Our sense of modernisms kinesthetic energies is refreshed by Jones scholarship * Rishona Zimring, English Studies Review * Jones is a peerless guide, moving us back and forth between the art forms Read more...

 
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