Isadora Duncan collection
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- Duncan, Isadora, 1877-1927
0.42 m of textual records
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Isadora Duncan (1877-1927) was an American dancer whose teaching and performances helped free ballet from its conservative restrictions and spurred the development of modern expressive dance. She was among the first to raise interpretive dance to the status of creative art.
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The collection consists of programmes, correspondence, articles and press clippings relating to the life and career of Isadora Duncan. Also included are research notes and interview transcripts used by Lillian Loewenthal in support of her book, The Search for Isadora Duncan (1993).
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Related material available in the York University Libraries Sound and Moving Image Library under the search term "Dance Oremus Danse Isadora Duncan research collection."
The collection includes material from the following accrual: 1999-069. Further accruals are expected.
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2002/04/05 Marie-Josee Levesque. Encoded description.
2019/06/13 KCP. Migrated from EES. Uploaded file inventory as a PDF document.
2019/11/18 KCP. Added associate material note (SMIL collection).
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