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New German Dance Studies

Susan Manning and Lucia Ruprecht


This book offers fresh histories and theoretical inquiries that resonate across fields of the humanities. Sixteen chapters range from eighteenth-century theater dance to popular contemporary dances in global circulation. In a trans-Atlantic dialogue that demonstrates the complexity and multilayered history of German dance, American and European scholars and artists elaborate on definitive performers and choreography, focusing on three major thematic areas: Weimar culture and its afterlife, the German Democratic Republic, and recent conceptual trends in theater dance. The book aims to offer fre ... More

Keywords: theater dance, contemporary dance, German dance, dancers, choreography, Weimar culture, German Democratic Republic

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780252036767
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: April 2017 DOI:10.5406/illinois/9780252036767.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Susan Manning, editor
Northwestern Unviersity

Lucia Ruprecht, editor
Cambridge University