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Before, Between, and Beyond free pdf Sally Banes has been a pre-eminent critic and scholar of American contemporary dance, and "Before, Between, Beyond" spans more than thirty years of her prolific work. Beginning with her first published review and including previously unpublished papers, this collection presents some of her finest works on dance and other artistic forms. It concludes with her most recent research on George Balanchine's dancing elephants. In each piece, Banes' detailed eye and sensual prose strike a rare balance between description, context, and opinion, delineating the American artistic scene with remarkable grace. With contextualizing essays by dance scholars Andrea Harris, Joan Acocella, and Lynn Garafola, this is a compelling, insightful, indispensable summation of Banes' critical career.

About Sally Banes

Sally Banes is the Marian Hannah Winter Professor Emerita of Theater History and Dance Studies at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. Her many books include Reinventing Dance in the 1960s, Terpsichore in Sneakers, Dancing Women, Democracy's Body, and Greenwich Village 1963. Andrea Harris is assistant professor of dance at Texas Christian University. A former student of Sally Banes, she contributed to Banes's earlier book, Reinventing Dance in the 1960s, also published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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Author : Sally Banes
Publisher : University of Wisconsin Press
Data Published : 15 May 2007
ISBN : 0299221547
EAN : 9780299221546
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 380 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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