New PDF release: A Queer History of the Ballet

By Peter Stoneley

ISBN-10: 0415972795

ISBN-13: 9780415972796

ISBN-10: 0415972809

ISBN-13: 9780415972802

Designed for college students, students and common readers with an curiosity in dance and queer heritage, A Queer historical past of the Ballet makes a speciality of how, as makers and as audiences, queer women and men have helped to increase a number of the texts, photographs, and legends of ballet.



Presenting a chain of ancient case reports, the ebook explores the ways that, from the 19th century into the 20th, ballet has been a method of conjuring homosexuality – of allowing a point of expression and visibility for those that have been another way declared unlawful and obscene.



Studies include:




  • the perverse sororities of the Romantic ballet

  • the fairy in folklore, literature, and ballet

  • Tchaikovsky and the making of Swan Lake

  • Diaghilev’s Ballets Russes and the emergence of queer modernity

  • the formation of ballet in America

  • the queer makes use of of the prima ballerina

  • Genet’s writings for and approximately ballet.



Also together with a attention of the way ballet’s queer culture has been memorialized by means of such modern dance-makers as Neumeier, Bausch, Bourne, and Preljocaj, this is often an important booklet within the learn of ballet and queer history.

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