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Martha Graham

the evolution of her dance theory and training

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville, Fla .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Graham, Martha,
    • Choreographers -- United States -- Biography,
    • Dancers -- United States -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [273]-274).

      Statement[compiled by] Marian Horosko.
      GenreBiography.
      ContributionsHorosko, Marian.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGV1785.G7 M27 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 274 p. :
      Number of Pages274
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3557387M
      ISBN 100813024730
      LC Control Number2002016565


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