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The Male Dancer. Bodies, Spectacle, Sexualities.

By: BURT, Ramsay.:

Price: £22.50

Publisher: London: Routledge,1995.:

Seller ID: 30127


1st ed. "In this challenging and lively book, Ramsay Burt examines the representation of masculinity in twentieth-century dance. Taking issue with formalist and modernist accounts of dance, which dismiss gender and sexuality as irrelevant, he argues that prejudices against male dancers are rooted in our ideas about the male body and male behaviour." Pp.10/224, 11 b/w plates, owners name to fep. Pbk, minor crease to spine. VG. View more info

Corporealities. Dancing, Knowledge, Culture and Power.

By: FOSTER, Susan Leigh. (editor).:

Price: £25.00

Publisher: London: Rutledge, 1996.:

Seller ID: 30185


1st ed. "This forward-looking collection of essays breaks new ground in exploring the relationship between moving bodies and cultural meanings." (Joseph Roach. Tulane University). Pp.18263, 11 figure illustrations, owners details to fep. Pbk. VG. View more info

Ballroom Dancing.

By: MOORE, Alex.

Price: £12.00

Publisher: London: A & C Black, 1987.:

Seller ID: 19696


8th ed. With 100 diagrams and photographs of the Quickstep, Waltz, Foxtrot, Tango, etc. Pp. 11/324, portrait frontis. Laminated boards with creasing to front laminated board. G+. View more info

World Ballet and Dance. Volume 5. 1993-4 An International Yearbook.

By: SCHONBERG, Bent (editor).:

Price: £8.00

Publisher: New York: Oxford, 1994.:

Seller ID: 30142


1st ed. "An essential source of information about international theatre dance in classical, contemporary, jazz, and other styles ... Feature articles on the dancer's environment and its effect on professional lives." Pp.225, many b/w illustrations throughout, name to half title. Pbk, crease to back cover. G+. View more info

The Tail of the Dragon: New Dance, 1976 - 1982.

By: SIEGEL, Marcia B.:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: London: Duke, 1991.:

Seller ID: 30145


1st ed. "In Tail of the Dragon, Marcia B. Siegel and Nathaniel Tileston track the evolution of new dance in New York during the rich and crucial transitional period from the mid-1970s to the early 1980s." Pp.204, 38 b/w photographs by Nathaniel Tileston.. Pbk. VG. View more info

Victor Silvester's Modern Ballroom Dancing.

By: SILVESTER, Victor.

Price: £7.00

Publisher: London: Herbert Jenkins, nd.(c.1940's). 0:

Seller ID: 35643


Revised edition. "In this book every word is as clear and concise, and amplified by carefully drawn illustrations indicating the exact movement of the feet. An indispensable guide to all who follow the health-giving recreation of dancing." Pp.159/1(ad), black & white photo frontispiece + 3 further black & white photo illustrations and figure illustrations of steps throughout. Dark pink cloth, dustrapper rubbed with small losses to edges. VG/G. View more info

Moiseyev's Dance Company.

By: UMNON, Yevgeny (Photographs).:

Price: £14.00

Publisher: Moscow: Progress, 1966.:

Seller ID: 21313


"This book will help you to recapture the delight of watching a Moiseyev show. The dancers and dances are described in a few pages of text and 173 photographs..." 23cms x 23cms. Pp.36 + unpaginated b/w and colour illustrations. Softback with printed glassine jacket that has tear to rear. VG. View more info