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Social Dance and the Modernist Imagination in Interwar Britain

Social Dance and the Modernist Imagination in Interwar Britain( )
Author: Zimring, Rishona
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $153.00
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Arguing that social dance haunted the interwar imagination, Zimring reveals the powerful figurative importance of music and dance, both in the aftermath of war, and during Britain's entrance into cosmopolitan modernity and the modernization of gender relations. Analysing paintings, films, memoirs, ballet, documentary texts and writings by Modernist authors, Zimring illuminates the ubiquitous presence of social dance in the British imagination during a time of cultural transition and...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Sociology / General
Performing Arts / Dance / Ballroom
Philosophy / Aesthetics
Literary Criticism / Semiotics & Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 9.399 x 0.819 Inches
Book Weight:1.296 Pounds

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