Gendering bodies/performing art dance and literature in early-twentieth-century British culture by Amy Koritz

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Published by University of Michigan Press in Ann Arbor .

Written in English

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Places:

  • England,
  • England.

Subjects:

  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Dance in literature,
  • English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism,
  • English literature -- Irish authors -- History and criticism,
  • Dance -- England -- History,
  • Symbolism (Literary movement) -- England

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementAmy Koritz.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR478.D35 K67 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 218 p. :
Number of Pages218
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1273003M
ISBN 100472106163
LC Control Number95004350

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