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Author Ruyter, Nancy Lee Chalfa, author.

Title La Meri and her life in dance : performing the world / Nancy Lee Chalfa Ruyter.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2019]

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Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Russell Meriwether Hughes: the early years: 1899-1920s -- Early professional work and touring : 1920s -- Life in Italy and beyond 1929-1936 -- Australia and Asia 1936-1937 -- Here and there in a world of turmoil 1937-1939 -- A reinvented life in the United States as teacher, innovator, and woman 1939-1956 -- Performance and choreography in New York and beyond: 1940-1956 and Jacob's pillow 1940's-1970's -- New York; Cape Cod; San Antonio: new transitions: 1956-1988 -- La Meri's writings -- Final words.
Summary This book is both a biography of La Meri and an analysis of the significance of her theory and practice, with attention to her own performance, choreography, writings, and teaching.
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Subject La Meri, 1898-1988.
La Meri, 1898-1988.
Choreographers -- United States -- Biography.
Dancers -- United States -- Biography.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Entertainment & Performing Arts.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ruyter, Nancy Lee Chalfa. Meri and her life in dance. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2019] (DLC) 2018059617
ISBN 9780813057248 (electronic book)
0813057248 (electronic book)
9780813066097 (hardcover alkaline paper)