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Inhaltsangabe: Edwin Denby, who died in 1983, was the most important and influential American dance critic of this century. His reviews and essays, which he wrote for almost thirty years, were possessed of a voice, vision, and passion as compelling and inspiring as his subject. He was also a poet of distinction -- a friend to Frank O'Hara, James Schuyler, and John Ashbery. This book presents a sampling of his reviews, essays, and poems, an exemplary collection that exhibits the elegance, lucidity, and timelessness of Denby's writings.
The volume includes Denby's reactions to choreography ranging from Martha Graham to George Balanchine to the Rockettes, as well as his reflections on such general topics as dance in film, dance criticism, and meaning in dance. Denby's writings are presented chronologically, and they not only provide a picture of how his dance theories and reviewing methods evolved but also give an informal history of dance in New York from the late 1930s to the early 1960s. The book -- the Only collection of Denby's writings currently in print -- is an essential resource for students and lover of dance.
Inhaltsangabe: This collection of writings by the American dance critic and poet, Edwin Denby, includes his reactions to choreography ranging from Martha Graham to the Rockettes, as well as his reflections on general topics including dance in film, dance criticism and meaning in dance.
Buchbeschreibung Yale University Press, New Haven, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Gray hardcover, 320 pages in fine condition, no dustjacket as issued. 1st edition, 1st printing. Edited by Robert Cornfield.; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 005433
Buchbeschreibung U.S.A.: Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Fine. No Jacket. 1st Edition. 1998 Yale hardcover 1st edition 1st printing with full number line with no dj as published. A hint of soil on cover but essentially in fine condition. Extra $13 registered mail fee for intl. orders. Language: eng. Buchnummer des Verkäufers ABE-16585499022
Buchbeschreibung Yale University Press, New Haven, Conn, 1998. Hardbound. Buchzustand: VG+, tight spine. Gray cloth cover, [xiv], 320 pp, gifter's inscription inside cover. From Library Journal: Denby (1903-83), a major dance critic as well as a poet, wrote for Modern Music (1936-42), the New York Herald Tribune (1942-45), and many dance magazines. In his writings, he passionately reflected on the art form, observing the emergence and development of many seminal figures, including George Balanchine, Martha Graham, Leonide Massine, and Frederick Ashton. When read chronologically, his observations on specific performances, dance criticism, and the meaning of dance amount to the creation of a dance aesthetic that he shared with readers for more than 30 years. His literary talents also found an outlet in the writing of librettos and poetry. Although Denby's writings have been compiled before, most notably in Dancers, Buildings, and People in the Street (1965), this volume is the only one currently in print. Denby's significant voice should be added to all collections in which he is not already represented. A Joan Stahl, National Museum of American Art, Washington, DCCopyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 125750
Buchbeschreibung Yale University Press 1999, 1999. New hardback. Some slight marks to cover and crease to first page otherwise fine and unread. Buchnummer des Verkäufers A20628
Buchbeschreibung Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Very Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P020300076177
Buchbeschreibung Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers DADAX0300076177
Buchbeschreibung Yale University Press, 1998. Hardcover. Buchzustand: New. Buchnummer des Verkäufers P110300076177