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By Ramsay Burt

ISBN-10: 0415145945

ISBN-13: 9780415145947

ISBN-10: 0415145953

ISBN-13: 9780415145954

Alien Bodies is an engaging exam of dance in Germany, France, and the us throughout the Twenties and Thirties. Ranging throughout ballet and smooth dance, dance within the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt appears on the paintings of ecu, African American, and white American artists.
one of the artists who characteristic are:
* Josephine Baker
* Jean Borlin
* George Balanchine
* Jean Cocteau
* Valeska Gert
* Katherine Dunham
* Fernand Leger
* Kurt Jooss
* Doris Humphrey
curious about how artists answered to the alienating reviews of recent lifestyles, Alien Bodies makes a speciality of matters of:
* nationwide and 'racial' identity
* the hot areas of modernity
* fascists makes use of of mass spectacles
* ritual and primitivism in smooth dance
* the 'New girl' and the slim smooth body

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