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Filming Opera: Anna Pavlova and The Dumb Girl of Portici

Mary Simonson

in Body Knowledge: Performance, Intermediality, and American Entertainment at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199898015
eISBN:
9780199369683
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898015.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, American

In 1916, a silent film of D. F. E. Auber’s 1828 opera La Muette du Portici was released by Universal Studios. The Dumb Girl of Portici, starring famed ballerina Anna Pavlova and directed by Lois ... More


The Precursors of Mexicanism: Anna Pavlova and Tórtola Valencia

K. Mitchell Snow

in A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Charlot and Siqueiros’s condemnation of the effects of Anna Pavlova and Tórtola Valencia on Mexico’s nascent image of itself provided a strong statement on the power these painters ascribed to ... More


A (Very Selective) Early History of Ballet in America

Melissa R. Klapper

in Ballet Class: An American History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190908683
eISBN:
9780190908713
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908683.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance

Ballet developed slowly in the United States and depended on European dancers and teachers at first, but by mid-nineteenth century a few American-trained ballet dancers were beginning to make their ... More


A Revolution in Movement: Dancers, Painters, and the Image of Modern Mexico

K. Mitchell Snow

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780813066554
eISBN:
9780813058726
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813066554.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

A Revolution in Movement is the first book to illuminate how collaborations between dancers and painters shaped Mexico’s postrevolutionary cultural identity. K. Mitchell Snow traces this relationship ... More


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