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Ted Shawn : his life, writings, and dances

Author: Paul A Scolieri
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Scolieri, Paul A., author.
Ted Shawn
New York : Oxford University Press, [2019]
(DLC) 2019018280
Named Person: Ted Shawn; Ted Shawn
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Scolieri
ISBN: 9780199331062 0199331065
OCLC Number: 1097365550
Description: xxii, 530 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Dedication --
Acknowledgements --
Abbreviations in notes --
List of images --
Chronology --
Introduction --
The making of personality --
An interesting experiment in Eugenics --
Tales of a Terpsichorean traveler --
America's greatest male dancer --
Seven magic years: Ted Shawn and his men dancers --
Testament from the hills: The Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival.
Responsibility: Paul A. Scolieri.

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Queering the father of American Dance, Paul A. Scolieri masterfully reanimates the life of Ted Shawn from a new perspective in this layered reading of a trailblazer. Revealing Shawn as a difficult Read more...

 
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