Dancer : men in dance / Mary Clarke and Clement Crisp.

Author
Clarke, Mary, 1923-2015 [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
London : British Broadcasting Corp., 1984.
Description
207 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm

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Summary note
Traces the history of the male dancer from Renaissance spectacle and the ballet de cour of Louis XIV to the dance of today in all its many forms. Also examines the dancer as athlete, as partner and in his all-important relationship with the choreographer.
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Includes index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • Il Ballarino: the dancer in history
  • To control the attack: the dancer as athlete
  • Courteous companionship: the dancer as partner
  • A mutual dependence: dancer and choreographer
  • Daring things: a manly skill, a manly art.
ISBN
  • 0563202610
  • 9780563202615
LCCN
85217530
OCLC
13498729
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