Martha: The Life And Work Of Martha Graham- A Biography
Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham- A Biography
In a critically acclaimed biography now in paperback, renowned dancer and choreographer Agnes De Mille penetrates the late Martha Graham's mask of privacy to capture the woman who, in her 96-year lifetime, virtually invented modern dance in America. 32 pages of photographs.
From Publishers Weekly
This biography of the modern dancer and choreographer is a substantial, carefully considered, highly personal portrait never compromised by the author's clear adulation for her subject. Photos.
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From Kirkus Reviews
Eye-opening, riveting, enlightening, uplifting--Martha Graham's life and times seen through the discerning, appreciative eye of Agnes de Mille. This is an earthier, more human Graham than in her own Blood Memory (p. 839); it is also a more detailed look at the era. Graham's vision was so focused that she was unaware of, or thought unimportant, the surroundings, players, intrigues; she was also extremely private. De Mille can and does give us the fuller picture. De Mille met Graham in the early Denishawn days in California; their lives and careers intertwined ever after with varying degrees of intensity. They were friends, worked...