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Dying swans and madmen : ballet, the body, and narrative cinema / Adrienne L. McLean.

Author/Creator:
McLean, Adrienne L.
Publication:
New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
xi, 304 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Ballet in motion pictures, television, etc.
Contents:
Introduction : ballet in tin cans
A channel for progress : theatrical dance, popular culture, and (the) American Ballet
Gender, genre, and the ballet film through 1947 : part 1, the life of a ballerina is indeed tough
Gender, genre, and the ballet film through 1947 : part 2, the man was mad
but a genius!
If you can disregard the plot : the red shoes in an American context
The second act will be quite different : cinema, culture, and ballet in the 1950s
Turning points :
Ballet and its bodies in the "post-studio" era.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 259-290), filmography (p. 291-296), and index.
ISBN:
9780813542799 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813542790 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9780813542805 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0813542804 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC:
152580650