Reading Dancing (Paperback)

Bodies and Subjects in Contemporary American Dance

By Susan Leigh Foster

University of California Press, 9780520063334, 336pp.

Publication Date: April 22, 1988

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Borrowing from contemporary semiotics and post-structuralist criticism, Foster outlines four models for representation in dance which are illustrated through an analysis of the works of contemporary choreographers and through historical examples beginning with court ballets of the Renaissance.