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Known as one of the “big four” dance pioneers, Hanya Holm (born Johanna Eckert; 1893–1992) learned from, then worked with, Mary Wigman. Holm’s interest in patterns and spactial dimensions influenced future dancers including Alwin Nikolais.

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  1. 02_Halftitle
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  1. 03_Fm01
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  1. Title Page
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  1. Copyright
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  1. Dedication
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  1. Contents
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  1. List of Illustrations
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  1. Acknowledgments
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  1. By Way of Introduction
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  1. Early Years
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  1. From Convent to Dalcroze
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  1. The Influence of Mary Wigman
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  1. First Attempts at Creativity
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  1. A New World
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  1. Six Years of Preparation
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  1. “Trend” and the Modern Dance in America
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  1. The Concert Stage
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  1. Colorado Springs
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  1. Hanya’s Lyric Theater
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  1. The Musical
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  1. The Opera
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  1. Other Media
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  1. Principles and Viewpoints
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  1. The Dancer
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  1. The Choreographer
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  1. The Teacher
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  1. Hanya Speaks
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  1. By Way of Conclusion
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  1. A Vignette of Her Personality
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  1. Chronology
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  1. List of Essays
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  1. List of Honors
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  1. Sources
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  1. Index
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780819577979
Related ISBN
9780819560605
MARC Record
OCLC
1196079482
Launched on MUSE
2020-09-29
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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