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By Ramsay Burt

Alien Bodies is an interesting exam of dance in Germany, France, and the U.S. through the Twenties and Thirties. Ranging throughout ballet and smooth dance, dance within the cinema and Revue, Ramsay Burt seems 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 reports of recent existence, Alien Bodies makes a speciality of matters of:
* nationwide and 'racial' identity
* the hot areas of modernity
* fascists makes use of of mass spectacles
* ritual and primitivism in glossy dance
* the 'New girl' and the narrow sleek body

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