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Reworking the ballet : counter-narratives and alternative bodies

Author: Vida Midgelow
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Challenging and unsettling their predecessors, modern choreographers such as Matthew Bourne, Mark Morris and Masaki Iwana have courted controversy and notoriety by reimagining the most canonical of Classical and Romantic ballets." "In this book, Dr. Vida Midgelow examines the ways in which these contemporary reworkings unveil and dismantle the basic assumptions of their texts, reconfiguring ballet to encompass  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vida Midgelow
ISBN: 9780415976022 0415976022 9780415976039 0415976030 9780203937235 0203937236
OCLC Number: 137325083
Description: xiv, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Reworking the ballet : (en)countering the canon --
Canonical crossings : narratives and forms revisioned --
Female bodies and the erotic : performativity, becoming and the phallus --
Princely revisions : stillness, excess and queerness --
Intercultural encounters : flesh, hybridity and the exotic --
Conclusion: Transgressive desires.
Responsibility: Vida L. Midgelow.
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Illustrates the ways in which the reimagining of the Classical and Romantic ballets destroy and recreate their source material, turning ballet from a classical performance to a vital exploration of  Read more...

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