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Elizabeth West

(1927—1962)


'Elizabeth West' can also refer to...

West, Catherine Elizabeth

West, Elizabeth (1927)

83. To Susanna Elizabeth Burney West Street, Brighton, 30 May–1 June [1779]

Elizabeth L. Eisenstein. Divine Art, Infernal Machine: The Reception of Printing in the West from First Impressions to the Sense of an Ending.

Treasure in the Medieval West, ed. Elizabeth M. Tyler (York: York Medieval P., 2000; pp. 174. £45)

Concert Music, Rock, and Jazz Since 1945: Essays and Analytical Studies. Edited by Elizabeth West Marvin and Richard Hermann. Rochester, N.Y.: University of Rochester Press, 1995

Elizabeth Jameson and Susan Armitage, editors. Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. 1997. Pp. xiii, 656. $45.00

Shaped by the West Wind: Nature and History in Georgian Bay. By Claire Elizabeth Campbell. Vancouver and Toronto: UBC Press, 2005. xx + 282 pp. Illustrations, notes, bibliography, and index. Cloth $85.00, paper $29.95

One Step over the Line: Toward a History of Women in the North American Wests. Ed. by Elizabeth Jameson and Sheila McManus. (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2008. xxviii, 446 pp. Paper, $34.95, ISBN 978-0-88864-501-2.)

Wild West Shows and the Images of American Indians, 1883–1933. By L. G. Moses., Dressing in Feathers: The Construction of the Indian in American Popular Culture. Ed. by S. Elizabeth Bird. and The Lasting of the Mohicans: History o f an American Myth. By Martin Barker and Roger Sabin

Writing the Range: Race, Class, and Culture in the Women's West. Ed. by Elizabeth Jameson and Susan Armitage. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997. xiv, 656 pp. Cloth, $45.00, ISBN 0-8061-2929-8. Paper, $21.95, ISBN 0-8061-2952-2.)

Elizabeth Haiken. Venus Envy: A History of Cosmetic Surgery. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. 1997. Pp. ix, 370. $24.95 and Peter N. Stearns. Fat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern West. New York: New York University Press. 1997. Pp. xvi, 294. $25.95

Harmony in Context. By Miguel Roig-Francoli. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2003, xvi + 920 pp. The Complete Musician: An Integrated Approach to Tonal Theory, Analysis, and Listening. By Steven G. Laitz, New York: Oxford University Press, 2003, xxii + 714 pp. The Musician's Guide to Theory and Analysis. By Jane Piper Clendinning, and Elizabeth West Marvin New York: W.W. Norton & Co., 2005, xxxi + 759 pp

 

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(b Alassio, 1927; d nr. Matterhorn, 28 Sept. 1962)

British dancer, choreographer, and director. She studied with E. Espinosa and at Bristol Old Vic Theatre School. From 1946 she worked at the Bristol Old Vic, choreographing occasionally there and at the Shakespeare Festival in Stratford-upon-Avon. In 1957 she founded Western Theatre Ballet (now Scottish Ballet) with Darrell. As well as choreographing Stravinsky's Pulcinella and Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf (both 1957) for the company she was the visionary driving force behind it. She died in a climbing accident.

Subjects: Dance.


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