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Sisters of Salome

Author: Toni Bentley
Publisher: Lincoln, Neb. : University of Nebraska Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores how four influential dancers embraced the persona of the femme fatale and transformed the misogynist image of a dangerously sexual woman into a form of personal liberation.


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Genre/Form: Biographies
Named Person: Salome, (Biblical figure); Salome, (Biblical figure)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toni Bentley
ISBN: 0803262418 9780803262416
OCLC Number: 1063436213
Notes: Originally published: New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.
Description: 233 pages : illustrations
Responsibility: Toni Bentley.


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"Here is a book that will scare the pants off John Ashcroft. A highbrow survey of what generally passes as a lowbrow art. . . . The detail is as delicious, and as revealing, as a Dance of the Seven Read more...

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