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Anna Halprin: Experience as Dance

Anna Halprin: Experience as Dance


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ISBN-13: 9780520247574
Publisher: University of California Press
Publication date: 02/12/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 462
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

JaBérénice Ross is Associate Professor of Drama at Stanford University and the author of Moving Lessons: Margaret H'Doubler and the Beginning of Dance in American Education. Richard Schechner is University Professor and one of the founders of the Performance Studies Department at New York University.

Table of Contents

Foreword   Richard Schechner     ix
Preface     xiii
Why She Danced (1920-1938)     1
The Secret Garden of American Dance (1938-1942)     23
The Bauhaus and the Settlement House (1942-1945)     49
Western Spaces (1945-1955)     70
Instantaneous Experience, Lucy, and Beat Culture (1955-1960)     116
Urban Rituals (1961-1967)     154
From Spectator to Participant (1967-1968)     199
Ceremony of Memory (1968-1971)     244
Illness as Performance (1972-1991)     300
Choreographing Disappearance: Dances of Aging (1992-2006)     331
Acknowledgments     359
Notes     363
Chronology of Peformances, Videos, and Films     405
Selected Bibliography     421
Index     431

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