Chapter

Introduction

Mark Franko

in Martha Graham in Love and War

Published in print June 2012 | ISBN: 9780199777662
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199950119 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199777662.003.0000
Introduction

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This book studies the work of Martha Graham between 1938 and 1953. This chapter introduces the study of the development of Graham’s image, the influence on Graham of Anglo-American modernism, the importance of post-Freudian theory and role of Graham’s writing in her choreography.

Keywords: image; modernism; post-Freudian theory

Chapter.  4954 words. 

Subjects: Dance ; American Music

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