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Martha Graham, a dancer's life

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Publisher:
Clarion Books,
Pub. Date:
c1998.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 8.2 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
1130L
Description
Martha Graham, the American dancer, teacher, and choreographer, revolutionized the world of modern dance. She possessed a great gift for revealing emotion through dance, expressing beliefs and telling stories in an utterly new way. Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman documents Martha Graham's life from her birth in 1894 to her final dance performance at the age of seventy-five and continued career as a choreographer until her death in 1991. Graham's own recollections as well as those of her dancers, students, friends, and lovers reveal Graham's unwavering dedication, her extraordinary sense of artistry, and the fierce intensity that left an impression on all who saw her perform. Original research based on interviews and a remarkable collection of photographs not widely reproduced give this biography a rare and unparalleled depth. Includes notes,a bibliography, and an index.
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ISBN:
9780395746554
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 8.2, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
1130L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-09 04:47:46AM
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subject_facet Choreographers -- Juvenile literature, Choreographers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Dancers -- Juvenile literature, Graham, Martha -- Juvenile literature, Modern dance -- Juvenile literature, Women -- Biography, Women dancers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
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