Dance by Emily Fragos
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By Emily Fragos

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Dance by Emily Fragos

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A delightful anthology that celebrates in verse the silent poetry of dance and the dancer. Chinese dagger dances and Hindu festival dances, belly dancers and whirling dervishes, high-school proms and wedding waltzes, tango, tarantella, mambo, flamenco, reels and jigs, disco and ballet - dances of all kinds move through the poems gathered here, as do some of the world's most famous dancers, from Nijinsky and Pavlova to Gene Kelly and Fred Astaire; from Isadora Duncan, George Balanchine and Martha Graham to Baryshnikov and Bojangles. In the work of more than 150 poets - including Shakespeare, Milton, Hafez, Rumi, Li Po, Rilke, Rimbaud, Lorca, Akhmatova, Whitman, Dickinson, Cummings, Eliot and Merrill - we feel and see the grace, the drama, the expressive power, and the sheer joy to be found in dance, around the world and through the ages.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781841597683
ISBN-10: 1841597686
Format: Hardback
(165mm x 115mm x 10mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Everyman's Library
Publisher: Everyman
Publish Date: 6-Apr-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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