Books

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English

Albright, Ann Cooper. Modern Gestures: Abraham Walkowitz Draws Isadora Duncan Dancing. Wesleyan University Press, 2010. ISBN 081957077X

Aveline, Claude and Michel Dufet. Bourdelle and the Dance: Isadora and Nijinsky. Paris: Arted, Editions d'Art, 1969.

Berge, Yvonee. Body Alive! :Towards an Education in Movement, St Martin’s Press, NY, 1977, ISBN 0-312-08723-3.

Blair, Fredrika. Isadora: Portrait of the Artist as a Woman. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1986. ISBN 0-07-005598-X.

Chambers, Colin. Here we stand. Politics, performers and performance. Paul Robeson, Charlie Chaplin, Isadora Duncan Nick Hern Books, ISBN-13: 978-1854599209, 2007.

Daly, Ann. Done into Dance: Isadora Duncan in America. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1995. BK ISBN 0-253-20989-7

Davies, Jessie: Isadora Duncan's Russian husband. Chippenham, England, Anthony Rowe, 1991, 284 p.

De Fina, Pamela. Maria Theresa: Divine Being, Guided by a Higher Order. Pittsburgh: Dorrance, 2003. ISBN 0-8059-4960-7

Desti, Mary. The Untold Story: The Life of Isadora Duncan 1921-1927. New York: Horace Liveright, 1929; reprint, with a new Preface by Dale Harris, New York: Da Capo Press, 1981.

Desti, Mary: Isadora Duncan's end. V. Gollancz, London 1929.

Dikovskaya, Lily. In Isadora's Steps: The story of Isadora Duncan's school in Moscow, told by her favourite pupil. Brighton, Great Britain: The Book Guild Ltd., 2008. ISBN 978-1-84624-186-4

Dillon, Millicent. After Egypt: Isadora Duncan & Mary Cassatt. ISBN 0-525-24846-3

Dumesnil, Maurice. An Amazing Journey: Isadora Duncan in South America. New York: Ives Washburn Publisher, 1932.

Duncan, Anna. Anna Duncan: In the footsteps of Isadora. Stockholm: Dansmuseet, 1995. ISBN 91-630-3782-3

Duncan, Anna. Anna Duncan: In the Footsteps of Isadora. Stockholm: Dansmuseet, 2010. ISBN 978-91-979227-0-8

Duncan, Dorée; Carol Pratl and Cynthia Splatt (eds.) Life Into Art. Isadora Duncan and Her World. Foreword by Agnes de Mille. Text by Cynthia Splatt. W. W. Norton & Company, 1993. ISBN 0-393-03507-7

Duncan, Irma. Duncan Dancer: An Autobiography. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1966, 1980.

Duncan, Irma. Isadora Duncan: Pioneer in the Art of Dance. New York: New York Public Library, 1959. (15 pages, reprinted from the NYPL Bulletin, May 1958.)

Duncan, Irma. The Technique of Isadora Duncan. Illustrated. Photographs by Hans V. Briesex. Posed by Isadora, Irma and the Duncan pupils. New York: Kamin Publishers, 1937; reprint Brooklyn, NY: Dance Horizons, c. 1970; Austria: Karl Piller, 1937. ISBN 0-87127-028-5

Duncan, Irma; Macdougall, Allan Ross. Isadora Duncan's Russian Days and Her Last Years in France. New York: Covici-Friede, 1929; Victor Gollanz Ltd, 1929.

Gedeon, Dienes; Dienes Maya, Dorota Gremlicova, Giv Lakhuti, Orkesztika Alapitvany Budapest, 2002. Remembering-Isadora Duncan- Emlekkonyv. ISSN 1586-4537.English and Hungarian.

Ginner, Ruby. The Revived Greek Dance. Its Art and Technique. Second Edition, Methuen & Co., London, 1936.

Gold, Sylvia. A Selection of Isadora Duncan Dances: Orientale. Newport Beach, CA: Sutton Movement Writing Press, 1984.

Gold, Sylvia. A Selection of Isadora Duncan Dances: The Schubert Selection. Newport Beach, CA: Sutton Movement Writing Press, 1984.

Harris, Virginia Ann: Isadora Duncan: The body of a dancer, a short Kindle book.

Isadora, Rachel: Isadora dances, Viking Juvenile, 1988.

Jones, Sabrina. Isadora Duncan: a graphic biography. Foreword by Lori Belilove. Hill and Wang, 2008. ISBN 0-8090-9497-5

Keating, Susan: Isadora Duncan. Great Names Library.

Kozodoy, Ruth. Isadora Duncan. American Women of Achievement. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1988.

Kurth, Peter. Isadora: A Sensational Life. Little Brown, 2001. ISBN 0-316-50726-1

Levien, Julia. Duncan Dance: A Guide for Young People Ages Six to Sixteen. Illustrated. Pennington, NJ: Princeton Book Company Publishers, 1994; Dance Horizons, 1994. ISBN 0-87127-198-2

Levien, Julia. Images Drawn from the Dances of Isadora Duncan, NY 1997.

Loewenthal, Lillian. The Search for Isadora: The legend & legacy of Isadora Duncan. Dance Horizons, 1993.

Macdougall, Allan Ross. Isadora: A revolutionary in art and love. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons, 1960.

Magriel, Paul (ed.) Nijinsky, Pavlova, Duncan: Three Lives in Dance. New York: Da Capo Press, 1947.

McVay, Gordon. Isadora & Esenin. Ann Arbor, MI: Ardis, 1980.

Nahumck, Nadia Chilkovsky. Isadora Duncan: The Dances. Washington DC: The National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1994.

O'Connor, Barbara: Barefoot dancer. The story of Isadora Duncan. Trailblazer Biographies.

Peter, Frank-Manuel (ed.) Isadora & Elizabeth Duncan in Germany. Cologne: Wienand Verlag, 2000. ISBN 3-87909-645-7

Rather, Lois. Lovely Isadora. Oakland, CA: Rather Press, 1976.

Roseman, Janet Lynn. Dance was her religion: The spiritual choreography of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham. Hohm Press, 2004. ISBN 189077238-0

Sandomir, Larry. Isadora Duncan: revolutionary dancer. Austin: Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1955. American Troublemakers series.

Savinio, Alberto: Isadora Duncan, with a critical study on Art Deco sculptures by Umberto Di Cristina. Parma, Italy, Franco Maria Ricci, 1979, 187 p.

Schneider, Ilya Ilyich. Isadora Duncan: The Russian Years. Harcourt, Brace & World, Inc, 1969; London: Macdonald, 1968.

Schneider, Ilya Ilyich: Isadora Duncan, the Russian years. Translated by D. Magarshack. New York, Da Capo Press, 1968, 221 p.

Seidel, Andrea. Isadora Duncan in the 21st Century: Capturing the Art and Spirit of the Dancer's Legacy. McFarland Press, 2015.

Seroff, Victor. The Real Isadora. New York: Dial Press, 1971.

Sirotkina, Irina and Roger Smith. The Sixth Sense of the Avant-garde: Dance, Kinaesthesia and the Arts in Revolutionary Russia . Bloomsbury Methuen Drama, 2017.

Sobey, Jeanette: Isadoralola. Dancing threads, weaving lives.

Splatt, Cynthia. Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig: The Prose & Poetry of Action. San Francisco: Book Club of California, 1988.

Steegmuller, Francis (ed.) Your Isadora: The love story of Isadora Duncan and Gordon Craig told through letters and diaries never before published. Random House & The New York Public Library, 1974.

Stokes, Sewell. Isadora: An intimate portrait. New York, London: Brentanno's, 1928.

Terry, Walter. Isadora Duncan: Her life, her art, her legacy. Dodd, Mead & Company, Inc., 1963. ISBN 0-396-08436-2

Terry, Walter: The legacy of Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis. Brooklyn, New York, 1960.

Tierney, Tom: Isadora Duncan, Martha Graham and other stars of the Modern Dance. New York 1983

Wanshel, Jeff: Isadora Duncan sleeps with the Russian Navy. Dramatists Play Service, 1998, 72 p.

Weiss, David: The spirit and the flesh. A novel inspired by the life of Isadora Duncan. Garden City (New York) 1959

Wilber, Marcia A., editor. Isadora Duncan's scientific method and the secret of her legacy: pupils of Irma Duncan: Eileen Adair and Nana Ticotion give observations and analysis. 1999

Wood, Ean. Headlong Through Life: The Story of Isadora Duncan. Book Guild Publishing, 2006. ISBN 1-84624-003-4

Yessenin, Sergei: Isidora Duncan. Beograd, 1979, 315 p.

Czech

Siblík, Emanuel: Isadora. Tanecní obrození. Prag 1929

Danish

Jörgonson, Owe: Duncan contra Bournonville. Kopenhagen 1906

French

Allard, Odette: Isadora: La danseuse aux pieds nus ou la révolution Isadorienne. Paris 1997

Asaro, Gabriella. Isadora Duncan Entre Hellenisme Et Modernite, Histoire par l'image [en ligne], 2017.

Bourdelle, Emile Antoine: Bourdelle et la danse: Isadora et Nijinsky. Paris 1969

Bruyant, Anne-Marie. La danse libre: sur les traces d'Isadora Duncan et Francois Malkovski, Toulouse: C. Rolland, 2012.

Couderc, Frédéric: La dernière danse d'Isadora. Paris, Editions Anne Carrière, 2005, 322 p.

De Pontchara, Natacha: Isadora Duncan. D’Isarora. Paris, Marval, 1998, 94 p.

de Segonzac, André Dunoyer. Dessins sur les Danses d'Isadora Duncan. Précédé de La Danseuse de Diane. Glose de Fernand Divoire. Paris: La Belle Edition, 1910.

Destrée, Claire: Rythme et plastique dans les danses de Isadora Duncan, étude des textes et des documents iconongraphiques, tome I. Louvain la Neuve, Université Catholiqie de Louvain, 1987.

Divoire, Fernand. Isadora Duncan, Fille de Prométhée. Illustrations by Bourdelle. Paris: Editions des Muses Françaises, 1919.

Hubel, Alice: Isadora Duncan. Paris, Park Avenue, 1994, 239 p.

Lafitte, Jean Paul: Les danses d´Isadora Duncan. Paris 1910

Lever, Maurice: Isadora: Roman d´une vie. Paris 1987

Lofiego, Vivial: Isadora Duncan, une Americaine aux pied nus. Editions A dos d’âne, 2009, 47 p.

Mougenot, Josépha (scénario) & Jules Stromboni (dessins): Isadora Duncan. Paris, Naive, Grands destins de femmes, 2013.

Pontcharra, Natacha de: Isadora Duncan. Paris 1998

Stern, Carola: Isadora Duncan und Sergej Jessenin. Der Dichter und die Tänzerin. Berlin, 1996.

Van Dyk, Katharina. Bibliographie Isadora Duncan, 2015.

German

Cossart, Axel von: Liebe der Tanzkunst. Köln 1986

Humor, Phil: Isadora Duncan zu Besuch bei Kasperl (in German).

Lennartz, Ernst: Duncan, She, Desmond. Beiträge zur Beurteilung und Geschichte der Nacktkultur. Köln 1908

Lever, Maurice: Primavera: Tanz und Leben der Isadora Duncan. München 1988

Meinzenbach, Sandra: Neue alte Weiblichkeit. Frauenbilder und Kunstkonzepte im freien Tanz. Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan und Ruth St. Denis zwischen 1891 und 1934. Tectum, 2010, 400 p.

Niehaus, Max: Isadora Duncan. Triumph und Tragik einer legendären Tänzerin. Heyne Verlag, 1993.

Niehaus, Max: Isadora Duncan: Leben, Werk, Wirkung. Wilhelmshaven 1981

Peter, Frank-Manuel: Isadora & Elizabeth Duncan in Germany / in Deutschland. Köln 2000

Schmidt, Jochen: "Ich sehe Amerika tanzen". Isadora Duncan. München 2000

Schmidt, Jochen: Ich sehe Amerika tanzen. Isadora Duncan. München, 2000.

Schule der bewegten Körper. Isadora & Elizabeth Duncan und Erika Giovanna Klien in Salzburg. Salzburg 2001

Stern, Carola: Isadora Duncan und Sergej Jessenin: Der Dichter und die Tänzerin. Berlin 1996

Stüdemann, Natalia: Dionysos in Sparta: Isadora Duncan in Russland. Eine Geschichte von Tanz und Körper. 2008, 164 p.

Greek

Gorpas, Thomas: Isidora! Isidora! The tragic love of Duncan with poet Yessenin (in Greek). Athens, Gavriilidis, 1995, 158 p.

Rafkis, Alkis. Isadora Duncan Album. Greek Dances Theater "Dora Stratos", 2004. ISBN 9607118901

Hungarian

Dr. Gedeon Dienes, The Art of Movement History, Vol. V, ed. by Dr. Gideon Dienes, Millennium Mark, 2005, English-Hungarian publication (Chapter 6 and 7 in english).

Dr. Gedeon Dienes. Art of Movement History, Vol. II, eds. Dr. Gideon Dienes, Millenium Mark, 2001.

Dr. Valeria Dienes. The story in pictures Orchestics School, Duncan-Dienes second Papers, ed. by Mark Pinewood, Art of Movement Series, vol. III, 2001, ISBN 1586-4537.

Dr. Valerie Dienes writings, The story in pictures Orchestics School, Art of Movement Series, Vol. VII, ed. by Mark Pinewood, 2005.

Dr. Valerie Dienes, Duncan-Dienes Papers 1, Art of Movement Series, Vol. 1, ed. by Dr. Gideon Dienes, Pinewood Mark, Stephen Palosi, 2000 (Ochestics Foundation).

Gedeon, Dienes; Dienes Maya, Dorota Gremlicova, Giv Lakhuti, Orkesztika Alapitvany (Urania Theatre, on the occasion of the 100th jubilee), Budapest, 2002. Remembering-Isadora Duncan- Emlekkonyv. ISSN 1586-4537.English and Hungarian.

Kaan, Zsuzsa (ed.): Isadora Duncan. Budapest, Tancmüvészet Danceart magazinespecial issue volume 33, 2002, 32 p.

Laszlo Lawrence, Between Heaven and Earth, Art of Movement Series, Vol. VI, ed. by Mark Pinewood, 2005.

Mozdulatmuveszeti Sorozat: Remembering - Isadora Duncan - Emlekkonyv. Budapest, Orkesztika Alapitvany, 2002, 128 p. ISSN 1586-4537

Italian

Böhmig, Michaela. La danza libera nel paese del balletto. Isadora Duncan in Russia (1903-1918), Universitalia, 530 pp. with illustrations, 2016.

Carizzoni, Pier Giorgio & Arianna Ghilardotti (eds.): Isadora Duncan, Pina Bausch. Danza dell'anima, liberazione del corpo. Milano, 2006.

Colloredo, Sabina. Isadora Duncan. Edizioni EL, 2006. Illustrations by A. and E. Balbusso, for ages 9-12. ISBN: 978-8847718715.

Ferrari, Curzia. La "divina" Isadora Duncan, SugarCo, Milan, Italy, 1983.

Isadora Duncan, Pina Bausch : danza dell'anima, liberazione del corpo / a cura di Pier Giorgio Carizzoni e Arianna Ghilardotti. Milano : Skira, c2006

Savinio, Alberto. Isadora Duncan, in Narrate, uomini, la vostra storia. Bompiani,1942, Adelphi, 1984.

Savinio, Alberto: Isadora Duncan. Parma/Paris 1979

Japanese

Blair, Fredrika. Isadora: Portrait of the Artist As A Woman. Supervised by Mary Sano. Translated by Mariko Suzuki. Tokyo: Parco Publishing, 1990.  踊るヴィーナス イサドラ・ダンカンの生涯 フレドリカ・ブレア【著】 メアリー佐野【監】 鈴木万理子【訳】 [PARCO出版局 1990]

Duncan, Irma. The Technique of Isadora Duncan. Supervised by Mary Sano. Translated by Naoko Matsuhiro and Naoko Saikoji. Tokyo: Isadora Duncan Heritage Society Japan, 2009. イサドラ・ダンカンの舞踊テクニック イルマ・ダンカン【著】メアリー佐野【監】 松代尚子、西光寺直子【訳】[イサドラ・ダンカン・ヘリテッジ・ソサエティ・ジャパン(IDHSJ)2009]

Duncan, Irma and Macdougall, Allan Ross. Isadora Duncan’s Russian Days and Her Last Years in France. Translated by Shigeo Ogura and Chizuko Abe. Tokyo: Fuzambo, 1980 続・わが生涯 イサドラ・ダンカン イルマ・ダンカン/アラン・ロス・マクドゥ-ガル【著】 小倉重夫/阿部千津子【訳】 [富山房 1980]

Ferrari,  Curzia.  La  ‘divina’  Isadora  Duncan.  Translated  by  Sachiko  Kosemura.  Tokyo: Ongakunotomo, 1988. 美の女神イサドラ・ダンカン クルツィア・フェラーリ【著】 小瀬村 幸子【訳】 [音楽之友社 1988]

Steegmuller, Francis. Your Isadora: The love story of Isadora Duncan & Gordon Craig. Translated by Chizuko Abe. Tokyo: Fuzambo 1980. あなたのイサドラ イサドラ・ダンカン ゴ-ドン・クレ-グ 愛の手紙 F.スティグミューラー【著】 阿部 千津子【訳】 [富山房 1980]

Russian

Kasatkina, T.S. Ajsedora: Gastroli v Rossii. Moskva 1992

Malostvov, N. G.: Aisedora Dunkan. St. Petersburg 1908

Schneider, Il´ja Il´itsch: Isadora Duncan, the Russian Years. London 1968

Serbian

Yessenin, Sergei: Isidora Duncan. Beograd, 1979, 315 p.

Spanish

Aguilera, Emiliano M. Pasion y tragedia de Isadora Duncan. Barcelona 1947

Aguilera, Emiliano M.: Isadora Duncan. Barcelona, Circulo de Lectores, 1946, 246 p.

Desti, Mary: El final de Isadora Duncan. Buenos Aires 1945

Lever, Maurice. Isadora. ISBN 84-7765-106-X

Rodríguez, Armonía: "Mi" Isadora Duncan. Barcelona 1977

Rodriguez, Berta: Isadora Duncan. Mujeres en la historia. Edimat Libros, 2007, 192 p.

Swedish

Bomann, Birgit. Isadora Duncan: Och den sevensks barndansen. Stockholm 1986

Duncan, Anna. Anna Duncan: In the footsteps of Isadora. Stockholm, Dance Museet, 2010 ISBN 91-979227-0-8

Turkish

Lever, Maurice: Isadora Duncan. Dansin tanriçasi. Istanbul, Everest Yayinlari, 2002, 460 p.

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