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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Ballet -- France -- History -- 18th century,
  • Ballet -- France -- History -- 19th century,
  • Choreography -- France -- History -- 18th century,
  • Choreography -- France -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

Edition Notes

Other titlesChoreography and narrative
StatementSusan Leigh Foster.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV1649 .F67 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 371 p. :
Number of Pages371
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL965890M
ISBN 100253330815
LC Control Number96002237

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