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La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

La Meri and Her Life in Dance: Performing the World

  • Author: Ruyter, Nancy Lee Chalfa

Book

$49.00

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Estimated despatch time 7 - 10 days

Contents

  • List of Figures
  • Preface
  • Introduction
  • 1. Russell Meriwether Hughes: The Early Years, 1899-1920s
  • 2. Early Professional Work and Touring, 1920s
  • 3. Life in Italy and Beyond, 1929-1936
  • 4. Australasia and Asia, 1936-1937
  • 5. Here and There in a World of Turmoil, October 1937 to October 1939
  • 6. A Reinvented Life in the United States as a Teacher, Innovator, and Woman, 1939-1956
  • 7. Performance and Choreography in New York and Beyond (1940-1956) and Jacob's Pillow (1940s-1970s)
  • 8. New York, Cape Cod, San Antonio: New Transitions, 1956-1988
  • 9. La Meri's Writings
  • 10. Final Words
  • Appendix A. Chronology of La Meri's Life of Travel
  • Appendix B. La Meri's "Ethnic Ballets" and Other Works
  • Appendix C. La Meri's Dance Students and Colleagues
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index