Apollo’s Angels: A History Of Ballet by Jennifer Homans

"Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet" by Jennifer Homans is a comprehensive and fascinating exploration of the history of ballet, tracing its origins in the French courts of the 17th century to its modern-day global prominence. Homans delves into the cultural and social contexts that shaped ballet over the centuries, examining the roles of gender, politics, and artistic innovation. She also provides insightful analyses of the most important ballets and choreographers throughout history, highlighting their contributions to the art form. A must-read for anyone interested in the history of dance and the arts.

The 8132nd greatest book of all time


Published
2010
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
672
Words
Unknown
Original Language
English

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