Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, 'Race' and - download pdf or read online

By Ramsay Burt

ISBN-10: 0415145945

ISBN-13: 9780415145947

ISBN-10: 0415145953

ISBN-13: 9780415145954

Alien Bodies is an interesting exam of dance in Germany, France, and the us throughout the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties. Ranging throughout ballet and sleek dance, dance within the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt seems to be on the paintings of eu, African American, and white American artists.
one of the artists who function are:
* Josephine Baker
* Jean Borlin
* George Balanchine
* Jean Cocteau
* Valeska Gert
* Katherine Dunham
* Fernand Leger
* Kurt Jooss
* Doris Humphrey
interested by how artists replied to the alienating reports of contemporary existence, Alien Bodies specializes in matters of:
* nationwide and 'racial' identity
* the recent areas of modernity
* fascists makes use of of mass spectacles
* ritual and primitivism in smooth dance
* the 'New lady' and the narrow sleek body

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