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The Modern Dance: Seven Statements of Belief
CONTRIBUTORS: Jose Limon, Anna Sokolow, Erick Hawkins, Donald McKayle, Alwin Nikolas, Pauline Koner, Paul Taylor.
ebook, 112 pages
Published April 1st 2011 by Wesleyan
(first published 1966)
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Oct 07, 2007 Anne rated it liked it · review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone interested in modern dance.
This collection of statements by seven choreographers (Jose Limon, Anna Sokolow, Erick Hawkins, Donald McKayle, Alwin Nikolais, Pauling Koner, and Paul Taylor) explores the meaning of modern dance to each and offers a brief history of the development of modern dance. I enjoyed reading the dancers' writings about their personal artistic processes and their contemporary perspectives of 1960's modernism. Although the book does include some great pictures, I feel like I would have appreciated it mor ...more