Dance in Poetry An International Anthology of Poems on Dance Alkis Raftis An anothology celebrating the international language of dance through poems by some of the world’s most noted poets: Carl Sandburg Euripides Lord Byron Denise Levertov Langston Hughes Li Po Thomas Hardy Rainer Maria Rilke D.H. Lawrence William Butler Yeats Ezra Pound Sa’di Theodore Roethke William Carlos Williams Anne Sexton Yevgeny Yevtushenko And Others Among the dancers who are the subjects of the poems: Isadora Duncan Martha Graham Gene Kelly Arthur Mitchell Anna Pavlova Vaslav Nijinsky The volume of eighty-six poems was originally sponsored by the International Dance Council of UNESCO. The book opens with a preface by dance scholar Selma Jeanne Cohen and an introductions by Alkis Raftis, who supplies profiles of all the contributors and sources of the poems. Dance in Poetry is valuable for all lovers of dance and poetry, young and old.
Dance in Poetry
- An International Anthology of Poems on Dance 192 pages, paperbound, 6” x 9” ISBN 0-87127-284-9 ISBN-13 978-0-87127-284-3