Istorian critic and former professional ballerina wields a knowledge of dance born of dedicated practice Her admiration and love for the ballet as Entertainment Weekly notes brings a dancers grace and sure footed agility The PageMED ONE OF THE pageMED ONE OF THE BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THENEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW ANGELES TIMES SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE PUBLISHERS WEEK. .
CHARACTERS Apollo's Angels: A History of Ballet
Steps and positions under Frances Louis XIV himself an avid dancer the art form wound its way through the courts of urope from paris and the courts of Europe from Paris and to Vienna and St Petersburg In the twentieth century migr dancers taught their art to a generation in the States and in Western Europe setting off
a new and and transformation of dance Jennifer Homans a NATIONAL BESTSELLERForthan four hundred years Art Of Balletart of ballet stood at the center of Western civilization Its traditions serve as a of our past Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told Apollos Angelsthe first cultural history of ballet ver writtenis Lavishly illustrated and beautifully told Apollos Angelsthe first cultural history of ballet ver writtenis groundbreaking work From ballets origins in the Renaissance and the codification of its basic.