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Published: 15 September 2011

384 Pages | 28 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199766260

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Modernism's Mythic Pose

Gender, Genre, Solo Performance

Carrie J. Preston

Modernist Literature and Culture

  • First study to trace the shared history of modern dance, silent film, and poetic recitation in Delsartism
  • Interdisciplinary approach will appeal to scholars from a variety of areas: modernist studies, film studies, dance history, theater studies, and gender studies
  • Informed by interviews with contemporary dancers and choreographers, including Lori Belilove, artistic director of the Isadora Duncan Dance Foundation
  • Features over twenty illustrations