ERIC Number: ED225572
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Researching Theatrical Dance. A Guide to Basic Collections, Bibliographies, Reference Books, Serials, Historical Surveys, Manuals, Special Studies, Films, Addresses, and Other Essentials; Primarily as Related to Theatrical Dance.
Intended for dance teachers, dance students, scholars from other fields, and novice researchers, this handbook comprises a brief discussion of research methods, especially as applied to short-term student projects, and an extensive annotated bibliography on the history of theatrical dance. The bibliography is divided into 20 sections, each listing a different type of information resource for research into dance history. The sections include libraries and archives; bibliographies, periodical guides, and catalogs; serials; historical and biographical dictionaries; dictionaries of terms; anthropological studies; textbooks including historical surveys, coursebooks, text anthologies, and introductions for laypersons; biographical histories; studies of specific historical periods; studies of national or ethnic traditions; major articles dealing with national or ethnic traditions; histories of different genres; general manuals and treatises; manuals, treatises, and primary sources of information for specific chronological periods from pre-17th century to the present; studies of specific roles; studies of esthetics and criticism; selected studies of related arts; special studies of historical periods within particular geographical areas; audiovisual resources; and addresses for major organizations, publishers, and dealers involved with materials on the history of theatrical dance. Cross references are provided at the head of some of the sections, and resources of major importance are indicated. (ESR)
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related document, see ED 184 546.