Dissertations

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English

Beiswanger, Barbara Page. "The Ideational Sources of the Modern Dance in America as Expressed in the Work of Two Leading Exponents, Isadora Duncan and Ruth St. Denis." New York University, 1944

Bellini, Laura Trevini “Isadora Duncan Il passato al presente”, Libera Accademia di Belle Arti, 2005

Berger-Di-Donato. “The re-birth of dance through the soul of Tragedy: On Nietzsche's “The Birth of Tragedy”, becoming body in the text and dance of Isadora Duncan.

Bloch, Alice. "Isadora Duncan and Vaslav Nijinsky: Dancing on the Brink." Temple University, 1991.

Bradley, Nonie “Isadora Duncan and Anna Halprin” The Place, London 1999

Bresciani, Jeanne. “Myth and Image in the Dance of Isadora Duncan.” New York University, 2000.

Callahan, Daniel. “The Dancer from the Music: Choreomusicalities in Twentieth-Century American Modern Dance.” Columbia University, 2012, 254 pages.

Castor, Laura Virginia. “Historical memory, autobiography, and art: Redefining "identity" through the writing and theater of Isadora Duncan, Hallie Flanagan, and Lillian Hellman.” University of Minnesota, 1994, 259 pages.

Daly, Ann. "Done Into Dance: Isadora Duncan and America.” New York University, 1993, 373 pages.

Dickie, Caroline. “Representing dance: Early modern dance and modernist women's writing, 1880—1940.” Queen's University at Kingston (Canada), 2005, 334 pages.

Donaldson, S. “The artists who depicted Isadora Duncan in Paris 1900-1927.” University College Dublin (Ireland), 1999.

Durham, Valerie Lee. “In and  of  through” University of Maryland, College Park, 2012, 167 pages.

Farfan, Penelope. “Between the acts: Performing and writing feminist subjectivity in the careers of Elizabeth Robins, Isadora Duncan and Virginia Woolf 1891-1941.” Northwestern University, 1994, 166 pages.

Hansen, Martha Alice. "Isadora Duncan: A Literary Inquiry into the Somatic Foundations of Her Art, Life, and Ideology During the Early Years." Temple University, 1988.

Kennel, Sarah Alexandra. “Bodies, statues, and machines: Dance and the visual arts in France, 1900—1925.” University of California, Berkeley, 2003, 396 pages.

Layson, J. “Isadora Duncan: her life, work and contribution to Western theatre dance.” University of Leeds (United Kingdom), 1987.

Lichtman, Nancy Rae: Isadora Duncan: her philosophy of dance and its relationship to the creative and therapeutic process in movement. Los Angeles 1977

Morales, Elizabeth. “Modern foundations, soulful rebirth The quests of Isadora Duncan and Louis Sullivan to revitalize their crafts.” Mills College, 2012, 45 pages.

Norland, Betsey. “Shall we dance? The choreography of cultural change: 1900—1945.” Rutgers The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick, 2005, 297 pages.

Pearson, J. C. “Female bodies on the move: Isadora Duncan and H.D.” The University of Wales College of Cardiff (United Kingdom), 2000.

Pruett, Diane Milhan. “A Study of the Relationship of Isadora Duncan to the Musical Composers and Mentors Who Influenced her Musical Selections for Choreography.” The University of Wisconsin - Madison, 1978, 320 pages.

Roseman, Janet Lynn. “With spirit in mind: Reflections on the spiritual choreography of Isadora Duncan, Ruth St. Denis and Martha Graham.” The Union Institute, 2001, 181 pages.

Simonson, Mary Elizabeth. “Music, dance, and female creativity in early twentieth-century American performance.” University of Virginia, 2007, 251 pages.

Solomon, Rae Tamsky. “Form and movement in space: Isadora Duncan and Pablo Picasso.” The University of Texas at Dallas, 1984, 94 pages.

Stephens, JoLee Gillespie. “Modern Art and Modern Movement: Images of Dance in American Art, c. 1900—1950.” University of Kansas, 2011, 295 pages.

Vincent, Melody Renee. “The influences of Isadora Duncan on the career of Edward Gordon Craig.” Bowling Green State University, 1991, 180 pages.

French

Destree, Claire “Rythme et plastique dans les danses de Isadora Duncan” - Etude des textes et des documents iconographiques. Universite Catholique De Louvain 1987

Van Dyk, Katharina. Bibliographie Isadora Duncan, 2015.

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