Ballet In Western Culture: A History of Its Origins And Evolution / Edition 1

Ballet In Western Culture: A History of Its Origins And Evolution / Edition 1

by Carol Lee, Lee Carol
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415942578

ISBN-13: 9780415942577

Pub. Date: 08/28/2002

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.  See more details below

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First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415942577
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/28/2002
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,405,422
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1From Folk Expression to Seventeenth-Century Court Dance
1Origins of Dance1
2Renaissance Spectacle in Italy24
3The Ballet de Cour in France37
Pt. 2Emergence of Ballet as an Art form: Seventeenth to Nineteenth Century
4Baroque Ballet65
5The Advancement of Professional Ballet86
6Growth and Refinement of Classical Ballet102
7The Foundations of Romantic Ballet133
8The Romantic and Post-Romantic Ballet164
9The Evolution of Ballet in Russia181
10Imperial Russian Ballet201
Pt. 3The Flourishing of Ballet in the Twentieth Century
11Sergei Diaghilev and the New Dance226
12The Ballets Russes from the Pursuit of the Avant-Garde to Neoclassicism254
13Ballet in the Twentieth Century277
14The Development of Ballet in the United States312
Chronology340
Glossary346
Bibliography355
Ballets359
Index362

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