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By Ramsay Burt

ISBN-10: 0415145945

ISBN-13: 9780415145947

ISBN-10: 0415145953

ISBN-13: 9780415145954

Alien Bodies is an engaging exam of dance in Germany, France, and the us through the Nineteen Twenties and Thirties. Ranging throughout ballet and sleek dance, dance within the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt seems to be on the paintings of eu, African American, and white American artists.
one of the artists who characteristic are:
* Josephine Baker
* Jean Borlin
* George Balanchine
* Jean Cocteau
* Valeska Gert
* Katherine Dunham
* Fernand Leger
* Kurt Jooss
* Doris Humphrey
fascinated by how artists answered to the alienating reviews of recent existence, Alien Bodies specializes in matters of:
* nationwide and 'racial' identity
* the recent areas of modernity
* fascists makes use of of mass spectacles
* ritual and primitivism in smooth dance
* the 'New lady' and the narrow smooth body

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