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Author McCarren, Felicia

Title One Dead at the Paris Opera Ballet La Source 1866-2014
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press USA - OSO, 2020


Description 1 online resource (225 p.)
Series Oxford Studies in Dance Theory Ser
Oxford Studies in Dance Theory Ser
Contents Cover -- Half Title -- One Dead at the Paris Opera Ballet -- Copyright -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Veil, Flower, and Dagger: Gender, Ecology, and Orientalism in La Source -- 2. The Natural History and Cultural History of La Source, 1866 -- 3. La Source after Suez, 1875 -- 4. Not the Arab Spring: La Source, 2011 -- 5. Resources: La Source, 2014 -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index
Summary Based on research in the archives of the Paris Opera, One Dead at the Paris Opera Ballet illustrates the full and complex history of performances of the ballet The Source, contextualized by political events, colonial and post-colonial narratives, and staging theories of heredity and hybridity
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Subject Opéra de Paris. Ballet -- History
Opéra de Paris. Ballet.
Source (Choreographic work : Saint-Léon)
Source (Choreographic work : Bart after Saint-Léon)
Source (Choreographic work : Saint-Léon)
Ballet -- Social aspects -- France -- History
Ballet -- Political aspects -- France
Orientalism in dance -- France -- History
Ballet -- Social aspects.
Orientalism in dance.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780190061845