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Dying Swans and Madmen: Ballet, the Body, and Narrative Cinema
From mid-twentieth-century films such as Grand Hotel, Waterloo Bridge, and The Red Shoes to recent box-office hits including Billy Elliot, Save the Last Dance, and The Company, ballet has found its way, time and again, onto the silver screen and into the hearts of many otherwise unlikely audiences. In Dying Swans and Madmen, Adrienne L. McLean explores the curious pairing ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published February 19th 2008 by Rutgers University Press
(first published January 1st 2008)
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