The Oxford Dictionary of Dance PDF ePub eBook

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance free pdf With over 2,500 entries, the new Oxford Dictionary of Dance is the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary of its kind, ranging from classical ballet to the cutting edge of modern dance. It provides all the information necessary for dance fans to navigate the current diverse dance scene. During the last twenty years the boundaries of dance have been radically redrawn. There has been an explosion of new activity within traditional forms like ballet, a stream of new dance languages invented by fresh generations of choreographers, and there is a growing appreciation of cultural dance forms from around the world. Fans today are likely to attend performances as varied as Spanish flamenco, Indian bharata natyam, Japanese butoh, classical ballet, and post-modern dance. With an emphasis on performance - the dance we see in our theatres today - readers will find both fact and analysis on a wide range of subjects, from styles of dance and the history of dance companies and their productions, to dancers, choreographers, and technical terms.

About Debra Craine

Debra Craine is the deputy arts editor and chief dance critic for The Times (London). Judith Mackrell is the dance critic for The Guardian.

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Author : Debra Craine
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Data Published : 21 February 2002
ISBN : 0198604009
EAN : 9780198604006
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 536 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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