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The romantic ballet in England: its development, fulfilment, and decline / Ivor Guest.

1st American ed.. Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [1972] .
ISBN 9780819540508, 0819540501

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman stacks
GV 1646 .E6 G8 Available Request
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GV1646.E6 G8 Available Request
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Fenwick stacks
GV1646.E6 G8 1972 Available Request
Subjects Ballet -- England -- History.
Ballet -- Histoire.
Dance -- England -- History.
Danse -- Angleterre -- Histoire.
Description 176 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Approach to maturity -- Perfecting the illusion -- Two pre-romantic choreographers: D'Egville and Didelot -- Ballet in the post-war years -- The renaissance of the ballet under Ebers -- Maria Mercandotti, the Andalusian venus -- The dawn of the golden age -- Marie Taglioni, La DeĢesse de la danse -- Fanny Elsler, the incomparable dancer-mime -- Pauline Duvernay, Thackeray's vision of loveliness -- Fanny Cerrito, the enchantress of London -- Benjamin Lumley, the Great Impresario -- Jules Perrot, the Flaxman of the ballet -- Two Giselles, Grisi and Elssler -- La Esmeralda -- The Pas de quatre: the romantic ballet at its most sublime -- Some pages of scandal -- The Viennese children -- Visitors from Spain -- Alfred Bunn and the ballet: Clara, Webster, Fuoco, Blasis -- Some English dancers -- The end of an era.
Genre History.
Geographic Area England
Network Numbers (OCoLC)447013
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WorldCat Identities Guest, Ivor Forbes.
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