Jennifer Homans was a professional dancer trained at the North Carolina School of the Arts, American Ballet Theatre, and The School of American Ballet. She performed with the Chicago Lyric Opera Ballet, the San Francisco Ballet, and Pacific Northwest Ballet. Currently the dance critic for The New Republic, she has written for The New York Times, the International Herald Tribune,The New York Review of Books, and The Australian. She earned her B.A. at Columbia University and her Ph.D. in modern European history at New York University, where she is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence.
Format: Trade Paperback, 672 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks On Sale: November 29, 2011 Price: $20.00
Finalist, 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction Named one of “The 10 Best Books of 2010” by the editors of the New York Times Book Review A 2011 Choice "Outstanding Academic Title" A 2012 American Library Association Notable Book for Adults (Nonfiction)
For more than four hundred years, the art of ballet has...
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