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Author Au, Susan.

Title Ballet & modern dance / Susan Au ; introduction by Selma Jeanne Cohen
Published New York, N.Y. : Thames and Hudson, 1988

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Description 216 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm
Series World of art
World of art.
Contents A most obedient servant -- The rise of professionalism -- The development of the ballet d'action -- Ascent and descent -- Crystallization and ferment in Russia -- First steps toward a new form -- 'Astonish me' -- Truly modern -- The decentralization of ballet -- The metamorphosis of form -- A time of growth -- Some recent trends
Summary Traces the development of ballet, describes influential choreographers, dances, and dancers, and looks at modern trends in dance
Analysis Ballet, to 1981
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 211-213
Subject Ballet dancers.
Ballet -- History.
Ballet.
Dance -- History.
Dance.
Modern dance -- History.
Modern dance.
LC no. 87050193
ISBN 0500202192
Other Titles Ballet and modern dance
Ballet and modern dance