Modern Bodies: Dance and American Modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey (Cultural Studies of the United States)

Modern Bodies: Dance and American Modernism from Martha Graham to Alvin Ailey (Cultural Studies of the United States)

by JuliaL.Foulkes (Author)

Synopsis

This text exposes the social dynamics that shaped American modernism and moved dance to the edges of society. Through their art, modern dancers challenged conventional roles and images of gender, sexuality, race, class, and regionalism with a confrontational view of American democracy.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
Published: 30 Sep 2002

ISBN 10: 0807853674
ISBN 13: 9780807853672