The Drama of Denishawn Dance

Title

The Drama of Denishawn Dance

Authors

Jane Sherman

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Description

A unique record of the work of the Denishawn Dance Company. A member of Denishawn from 1925–1928, Jane Sherman gives us a firsthand look at the many works of art the company produced. This gathering of memory, notes, files, pictures, etc. is like none other. It was the first and only record of some of the dances that Denishawn performed. Records of important figures of modern dance exist in these pages, making this a vital piece of dance history.

ISBN

978-0-8195-7795-5

Publication Date

1979

Publisher

Wesleyan University Press

City

Middletown

Keywords

Dance, modernism, postmodernism, Ruth St. Denis, Ted Shawn, Denishawn, Jane Sherman

Disciplines

Art Practice | Dance | Digital Humanities | Esthetics | Feminist Philosophy | Other Arts and Humanities | Other Theatre and Performance Studies | Performance Studies | Theatre History

Comments

The Drama of Denishawn Dance, by Jane Sherman, is licensed under a

Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License.

Publication of this title is funded by the Humanities Open Book program, a joint initiative of The Nation

The Drama of Denishawn Dance

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