Ballet in Western Culture

A History of Its Origins and Evolution

By Carol Lee

© 2002 – Routledge

384 pages

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Paperback: 9780415942577
pub: 2002-08-09
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About the Book

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


"Serves well as a basic foundation for my course devoted solely to ballet history." -- Angelika Gerbes, Professor of Ballet, Ohio State University

"The text is a good introduction to ballet history . . . it's a great reference source." -- Amy Stoddart, Professor of Dance History, University of Oregon

"An excellent ballet history book." -- Judith Bennahum, Department Chair, Dance History Program, University of New Mexico

About the Author

Carol Lee established the ballet program at Florida State University in 1965, and has also taught ballet as a guest professor at universities throughout the US and around the world. She has choreographed works for the Tampa Ballet.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Classical & Ballet
PERFORMING ARTS / Dance / Reference