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abstract dance

Debra Craine and Judith Mackrell

in The Oxford Dictionary of Dance

Second edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199563449
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727658
abstract dance

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A term loosely used to describe dance works without plot or character, though it has been argued that no dance can be entirely abstract given that movement is performed by men and women and must evoke some human content. Many dance works with no ostensible storyline suggest powerful images to their viewers, for example, ...

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Subjects: Dance

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