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Title:
Dying swans and madmen : ballet, the body, and narrative cinema
Author:
McLean, Adrienne L.
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Publication Information:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, [2008]

©2008
Physical Description:
xi, 304 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction : ballet in tin cans -- A channel for progress : theatrical dance, popular culture, and (the) American Ballet -- Gender, genre, and the ballet film through 1947 : part 1, the life of a ballerina is indeed tough -- Gender, genre, and the ballet film through 1947 : part 2, the man was mad--but a genius! -- If you can disregard the plot : the red shoes in an American context -- The second act will be quite different : cinema, culture, and ballet in the 1950s -- Turning points : -- Ballet and its bodies in the "post-studio" era.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents only
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/fy0803/2007024986.html
ISBN:
9780813542799

9780813542805
Format :
Book

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