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Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, Race and Nation in Early Modern Dance Ramsay Burt

Alien Bodies: Representations of Modernity, Race and Nation in Early Modern Dance

Ramsay Burt

Published March 26th 1998
ISBN : 9780415145947
Hardcover
222 pages
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This work looks at dance in Germany, France and the USA during the 1920s and 1930s. Including ballet, modern dance, and dance in the cinema and Revue, it explores the work of European, African American and white American artists. Concerned with howMoreThis work looks at dance in Germany, France and the USA during the 1920s and 1930s. Including ballet, modern dance, and dance in the cinema and Revue, it explores the work of European, African American and white American artists. Concerned with how artists respond to the disturbing and alienating experience of modern life, this book focuses on issues of: national and racial identity- new spaces of modernity- the New Woman and the slender modern body- and fascist uses of mass spectacles.