Empire Of Ecstasy

Empire Of Ecstasy

by Karl Toepfer
     
 


"A massive achievement. . . . Toepfer respects the body, wants to understand movement as the primary medium of ideas, and gives women the central role they actually played in this aesthetic and intellectual discourse."—Marcia B. Siegel, author of The Shapes of ChangeSee more details below

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"A massive achievement. . . . Toepfer respects the body, wants to understand movement as the primary medium of ideas, and gives women the central role they actually played in this aesthetic and intellectual discourse."—Marcia B. Siegel, author of The Shapes of Change

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520206632
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
12/31/1997
Series:
Weimar and Now: German Cultural Criticism Series, #13
Pages:
492
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
List of Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Figure One1
Early Nackttanz22
Nacktkultur30
Feminist Nacktkultur39
Erotic Nacktkultur48
Nacktballet74
Schools of Bodily Expressivity97
Solo Dancing155
Pair Dancing207
Group Dancing234
Theatre Dancing284
Mass Dancing300
Music and Movement321
Dance Criticism334
Dance as Image358
Ecstasy and Modernity382
References387
Index411

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