Apollo's angels : a history of ballet /

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Main Author: Homans, Jennifer
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:New York : Random House, c2010.
Edition:1st ed.
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Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Masters and Traditions
  • Part 1. France and the Classical Origins of Ballet
  • Chapter 1. Kings of Dance
  • Chapter 2. The Enlightenment and the Story Ballet
  • Chapter 3. The French Revolution in Ballet
  • Chapter 4. Romantic Illusions and the Rise of the Ballerina
  • Chapter 5. Scandinavian Orthodoxy: The Danish Style
  • Chapter 6. Italian Heresy: Pantomime, Virtuosity, and Italian Ballet
  • Part 2. Light from the East: Russian Worlds of Art
  • Chapter 7. Tsars of Dance: Imperial Russian Classicism
  • Chapter 8. East Goes West: Russian Modernism and Diaghilev's Ballets Russes
  • Chapter 9. Left Behind? Communist Ballet from Stalin to Brezhnev
  • Chapter 10. Alone in Europe: The British Moment
  • Chapter 11. The American Century I: Russian Beginnings
  • Chapter 12. The American Century II: The New York Scene
  • Epilogue: The Masters Are Dead and Gone
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • Illustration Credits

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