Isadora Duncan

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United States dancer and pioneer of modern dance (1878-1927)


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Marinetti, Isadora Duncan, H.D., Francois Delsarte, Delsartism, and Vernon Lee and provides a summary of each chapter's contents.
When his play about Isadora Duncan "When She Danced" opened in the West End in 1989, an unknown left RADA to take one of the leading roles.
The mountaintop retreat--nominally founded by the anarchist Mikhail Bakunin (at a time when it was still known as Monescia) in the 1870s--flourished between 1900 and 1940, when it attracted anarchists, nudists, and Theosophists alongside such figures as Martin Buber, Hugo Ball, Tristan Tzara, Rudolf von Laban, Isadora Duncan, Hermann Hesse (who famously had his alcoholism treated there), and the sexual revolutionary Otto Gross.
Charles Lindbergh became the first man to fly across the Atlantic solo, Isadora Duncan died in a tragic accident and Al Jolson starred in the first talkie, The Jazz Singer.
Isadora Duncan's groundbreaking art still delights audiences through the efforts of four faithful generations of proteges.
Mitnik's clay sculpture will become the bronze casting of early 20th-century dancer Isadora Duncan. Known as the mother of modern dance, Isadora will be captured by Mitnik in the style of sculptor Auguste Rodin.
Here he turns to the twentieth century American dancer, Isadora Duncan. Some found her 'dancing' beautiful while others saw it as a sham put forward by a self-publicising 'pseud' whose memory has been kept alive by new generations of that same ilk.
(10) Tell-all biographies Natalie Wood (Natasha), Isadora Duncan (Isadora), Moss Hart (Dazzler), Edna St.
A program devoted to the style and technique of Isadora Duncan takes modern dance back to its very beginnings.
Light, economical and elegant, the entire structure seems to tiptoe agilely over the site as if it were an Isadora Duncan of engineering, bringing history vibrantly to life.
Tomko's second chapter unpacks the notion of "women's cultural practices" (39) for the era by focusing on the work of some prominent figures in modern concert dance: Loie Fuller, Isadora Duncan, and Ruth St.
Isadora Duncan Dance demonstrates the technique and repertory of the major historical dance figure who broke from ballet tradition to pursue her own vision.
Mann's pictures are in a Bohemian tradition--dancer Isadora Duncan comes to mind--where sensuality and sexual frankness are a rebuff to repressive moral codes.