Includes bibliographical references (p. 307) and index.
|Other titles||Dance writings and poetry|
|Statement||Edwin Denby ; edited by Robert Cornfield.|
|LC Classifications||GV1599 .D393 1998|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 320 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||320|
|ISBN 10||0300076177, 0300069855|
|LC Control Number||98002517|
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