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Mary Wigman was one of the most celebrated dancer/choreographers of the modern era, and was an iconic figure in Weimar German culture. She was known for her incorporation of non-Western instrumentation and dance, as well as for pioneering work in dance therapy. In addition to documenting important cultural history, this autobiography demonstrates Wigman’s personal passion and her role in shaping the art form.

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  1. Cover
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  1. 02_Halftitle
  2. p. i
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. 06_Fm01
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  1. The Secret of the Dance
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  1. Ceremonial Figure
  2. pp. 33-36
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  1. Monotony (Whirl Dance)
  2. pp. 37-39
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  1. Witch Dance
  2. pp. 40-46
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  1. Shifting Landscape
  2. pp. 47-66
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  1. Sacrifice
  2. pp. 67-72
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  1. Song of Fate
  2. pp. 73-78
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  1. Autumnal Dances
  2. pp. 79-80
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  1. Dance of Niobe
  2. pp. 81-86
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  1. Farewell and Thanksgiving
  2. pp. 87-88
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  1. Group Dance and Choric Dance
  2. pp. 89-106
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  1. Dance Pedagogy: Letter to a Young Dancer
  2. pp. 107-111
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  1. Mary Wigman’s choreographed and publicly performed dance works
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780819577993
Related ISBN
9780819560377
MARC Record
OCLC
1196231830
Launched on MUSE
2020-09-29
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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