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Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, 'Race' and by Ramsay Burt PDF

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 U.S. throughout the Twenties and Thirties. Ranging throughout ballet and smooth dance, dance within the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt appears on the paintings of ecu, 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
involved in how artists answered to the alienating studies of contemporary existence, Alien Bodies makes a speciality of matters of:
* nationwide and 'racial' identity
* the recent areas of modernity
* fascists makes use of of mass spectacles
* ritual and primitivism in glossy dance
* the 'New lady' and the slim smooth body

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