of the Universeâ was an experiment in choreography that failed, for reasons that he himself realised. These translations are welcome, well made, and justiï¬ed by Lopukhovâs status as an object of curiosity, though questions could be raised about selection, especially the exclusion of Sixty Years in Ballet. The editorial claims of the book are unusual in relation to what Lopukhov actually wrote, the disparity between these two inviting debate. To put the matter afï¬rmatively: Lopukhovâs writings locate him precisely as a practical man of the theatre. He thinks like one, writes like one, reminisces like one. That he was occasionally attracted to experiment, or drawn in by the chic musings of his brainy colleagues, is more a reï¬ection of his times than a credential making him a theorist. Judging from his writings, a trained musician he was not. He speaks of technical matters in music within predictable limitations of his profession, but expects to be taken seriously, whatever the topic, for the totality of his artistic accomplishment. If we make him more than he was, we hold him to a standard that risks embarrassment all around. If we understand him rightly, separating the wheat from the chaff in
Dance Research – Edinburgh University Press
Published: Oct 1, 2004
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera