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Télécharger le livre :  Turning Pointe

Turning Pointe

Chloe Angyal

A reckoning with one of our most beloved art forms, whose past and present are shaped by gender, racial, and class inequities—and a look inside the fight for its future Every day, in dance studios all across America, legions of little children line up at the...

Parution : 2021-05-04

Devotional Hindu Dance

Sabrina D. Misirhiralall

This book sheds light on the purpose of Hindu dance as devotional. Dr. Sabrina D. MisirHiralall explains the history of Hindu dance and how colonization caused the dance form to move from sacred to a Westernized system that emphasizes culture.  Postcolonialism is a...

Parution : 2021-04-07
Télécharger le livre :  Behind the Sequins

Behind the Sequins

Shirley Ballas

Leave it all on the floor...In Behind the Sequins, Queen of Latin and Head Judge on Strictly Come Dancing, Shirley Ballas, leads us through her dramatic and determined life, from growing up on a rough estate on the Wirral and leaving home at 14 years old, to conquering...

Parution : 2020-10-01
Télécharger le livre :  The 24-Hour Café

The 24-Hour Café

Libby Page

From the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Lido comes a story about following your dreams, set over one single day.'A moving and beautifully crafted novel about love, friendship and life' Mike Gayle***Welcome to the café that never sleeps.Day and night, Stella's...

Parution : 2020-01-23
Télécharger le livre :  Ballet For Dummies

Ballet For Dummies

Evelyn Cisneros , Scott Speck

Whether you want to participate in ballet or just watch it, the ballet experience can excite and inspire you. Ballet is among the most beautiful forms of expression ever devised: an exquisite mix of sight and sound, stunning, aesthetics, and awesome technique. Ballet...

Parution : 2019-11-14
Télécharger le livre :  Come Back to Me (A Seal Island novel)

Come Back to Me (A Seal Island novel)

Daniela Sacerdoti

From the bestselling author of The Italian Villa and Watch Over Me, a romantic, moving and uplifting story of three different lives, connected by a thread. Perfect for anyone who loves Fiona Valpy and Lily Graham.'Atmospheric, romantic and compelling. Daniela writes...

Parution : 2019-05-01

The Phenomenology of a Performative Knowledge System

Shay Welch

This book investigates the phenomenological ways that dance choreographing and dance performance exemplify both Truth and meaning-making within Native American epistemology, from an analytic philosophical perspective. Given that within Native American communities dance...

Parution : 2019-04-30
Télécharger le livre :  Fosse


Sam Wasson

Don't dance for the audience. Dance for yourself.The basis for a lavish new drama series from Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, Fosse is the definitive book on one of Broadway's and Hollywood's most complex and dynamic icons.The only person ever to win Oscar, Emmy...

Parution : 2019-04-04
Télécharger le livre :  Celestial Bodies

Celestial Bodies

Laura Jacobs

A distinguished dance critic offers an enchanting introduction to the art of ballet As much as we may enjoy Swan Lake or The Nutcracker, for many of us ballet is a foreign language. It communicates through movement, not words, and its history lies almost entirely abroad...

Parution : 2018-05-08
Télécharger le livre :  Boys, Bass and Bother

Boys, Bass and Bother

Jo Hall

This book uses ethnographic research to examine the role of dance in the construction of identity in the distinctly British electronic dance music club culture of drum ’n’ bass. Dancing is revealed as the central way in which drum ’n’ bass clubbers construct and perform...

Parution : 2018-03-10
Télécharger le livre :  Ruin


Samantha Towle

From Samantha Towle, the New York Times bestselling author of Wardrobe Malfunction and Breaking Hollywood, comes a dramatically powerful and passionate new contemporary romance.And the new heavyweight champion of the world is... Those are the words that Zeus Kincaid...

Parution : 2018-03-06
Télécharger le livre :  Life in Motion

Life in Motion

Misty Copeland

When Misty Copeland first placed her hands on the ballet barre at an after-school community centre, no one expected the undersized, underprivileged and anxious thirteen-year-old to become one of America's most groundbreaking dancers. A true prodigy, she was attempting...

Parution : 2017-03-09

Goethes Faust: Oekonom – Landesplaner – Unternehmer

Klaus Weißinger

In dieser Studie stellt der Autor Fausts Werdegang vom Gelehrten zum Ökonomen, Landesplaner und Unternehmer dar und zeigt durch die innovative «geographische Deutung» des fünften Akts, inwiefern durch Fausts Neulandgewinnung eine blühende Kulturlandschaft hat entstehen...

Parution : 2016-11-07
Télécharger le livre :  Joan Myers Brown and the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina

Joan Myers Brown and the Audacious Hope of the Black Ballerina

Brenda Dixon Gottschild

Founder of the Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO) and the Philadelphia School of Dance Arts, Joan Myers Brown's personal and professional histories reflect the hardships as well as the advances of African-Americans in the artistic and social developments of the...

Parution : 2016-04-29
Télécharger le livre :  Two Decades Naked

Two Decades Naked

Leigh Hopkinson

For fans of Hooked by Samantha X and In My Skin by Kate Holden. Leigh Hopkinson was the least likely person to become a stripper but after spending two decades naked, she realised it was her career - and her life.When Leigh Hopkinson was a university student in...

Parution : 2016-04-26
Télécharger le livre :  Dance, Space and Subjectivity

Dance, Space and Subjectivity

V. Briginshaw

This book contains readings of American, British and European postmodern dances informed by feminist, postcolonialist, queer and poststructuralist theories. It explores the roles dance and space play in constructing subjectivity. By focusing on site-specific dance, the...

Parution : 2016-01-08
Télécharger le livre :  Raising the Barre

Raising the Barre

Lauren Kessler

Like generations of little girls, Lauren Kessler fell in love with ballet the first time she saw The Nutcracker, and from that day, at age five, she dreamed of becoming a ballerina. But when she was twelve, her very famous ballet instructor crushed those dreams -- along...

Parution : 2015-11-24
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Télécharger le livre :  Dance, Consumerism, and Spirituality

Dance, Consumerism, and Spirituality

C. Walter

Dance has proliferated in movies, television, Internet, and retail spaces while the spiritual power of dance has also been linked with mass consumption. Walter marries the cultural studies of dance and the religious aspects of dance in an exploration of consumption...

Parution : 2014-10-23
Télécharger le livre :  Bloomsbury Ballerina

Bloomsbury Ballerina

Judith Mackrell

The story of the splendidly unpredictable Russian dancer who ruffled the feathers of the Bloomsbury set and became the wife of John Maynard KeynesBorn in 1891 in St Petersburg, Lydia Lopokova lived a long and remarkable life. Her vivacious personality and the sheer...

Parution : 2013-10-17
Télécharger le livre :  Snake Hips

Snake Hips

Anne Thomas Soffee

SNAKE HIPS follows an Arab-American woman's life as she shimmies her way from getting dumped by her tattoo-artist boyfriend to coming to grips with being single, ample, and 30. Her heart broken, Soffee moves back home to wallow in self-pity. There she comes across a...

Parution : 2012-08-31
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