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In her heyday, Martha Graham’s identify used to be the world over famous in the smooth dance international, and even though developments in choreography proceed to alter, her prestige in dance nonetheless conjures up regard. during this, the 1st prolonged feminist examine this contemporary dance pioneer, Victoria Thoms explores the cult of Graham and her dancing via a feminist lens that exposes the gendered that means in the back of a lot of her paintings. Thoms synthesizes a various archive of fabric on Graham from movies, photos, memoir, and critique with a view to uniquely spotlight her contribution to the dance international and humanities tradition in general.
 

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