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Модернизъм и танц - паралелизми между Балканите и Западна Европа
Modernism and Dance - Parallelism between the Balkans and Western Europe

Author(s): Roumiana L. Stantcheva
Subject(s): Cultural Essay, Political Essay, Societal Essay
Published by: Институт за литература - BAN
Keywords: Dance; modernism

Summary/Abstract: The article analyses Modernism in the light of Dance, as a topic with a comprehensible aesthetic and philosophical meaning. The article also discusses the connection between Dance and Modernist aesthetics, stressing its individual uncommon character. The article begins (1) with a review of the philosophical views on Dance in the 19th and 20th centuries (Nietzsche, Huizinga, Freud). This is followed by (2) Modernism and Dance as criticism of modern life, and especially the fatal woman in the writings of Schnitzler, Wilde, Matei Caragiale, Tchavdar Moutafov; (3) Dancing and Transcendent Flight - Cendrars, Ion Barbu, Geo Milev, Luan Starova; (4) The structure of novels by Anton Strashimirov, Rebreanu, Cartarescu, Mile Nedelkovski.

  • Issue Year: 2006
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 172-188
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: Bulgarian