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Dancing out of line [electronic resource] : ballrooms, ballets, and mobility in Victorian fiction and culture / Molly Engelhardt.

Author:
Engelhardt, Molly [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University Press, ©2009.
Description:
1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages) : illustrations
Summary note:
Dancing out of Line transports readers back to the 1840s, when the craze for social and stage dancing forced Victorians into a complex relationship with the moving body in its most voluble, volatile form. By partnering cultural discourses with representations of the dance and the dancer in novels such as Jane Eyre, Bleak House, and Daniel Deronda, Molly Engelhardt makes explicit many of the ironies underlying Victorian practices that up to this time have gone unnoticed in critical circles. She analyzes the role of the illustrious dance master, who created an.
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description:
Print version record.
Subject(s):
Form/​Genre:
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • History.
ISBN:
  • 9780821443125 ((electronic bk.))
  • 0821443127 ((electronic bk.))
  • ((hc ; : alk. paper))
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