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By Ramsay Burt

Alien Bodies is an interesting exam of dance in Germany, France, and the USA throughout the Twenties and Nineteen Thirties. Ranging throughout ballet and smooth dance, dance within the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt appears to be like on the paintings of eu, African American, and white American artists.
one of the artists who function are:
* Josephine Baker
* Jean Borlin
* George Balanchine
* Jean Cocteau
* Valeska Gert
* Katherine Dunham
* Fernand Leger
* Kurt Jooss
* Doris Humphrey
thinking about how artists answered to the alienating stories of contemporary lifestyles, Alien Bodies makes a speciality of concerns of:
* nationwide and 'racial' identity
* the recent areas of modernity
* fascists makes use of of mass spectacles
* ritual and primitivism in sleek dance
* the 'New girl' and the slim smooth body

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