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Author LinkGordon, Rae Beth,1940-
Title LinkDances with Darwin, 1875-1910 : vernacular modernity in France / Rae Beth Gordon.
Imprint Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, c2009.
Description xiv, 311 p. :  ill. ;  24 cm.
Type of Material Monograph
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [277]-293) and index.
Contents Contents: The epileptic singers -- Darwinism and degeneration theory in popular culture -- What is ugly? -- Natural rhythm : Africans and Black Americans in Paris -- Epileptic singers and the mysteries of the dark continent -- Darwin meets Père Ubu -- Darwin’s avant-garde : Ubu’s progeny.
Per.Sub. LinkDarwin, Charles, 1809-1882 -- Criticism and interpretation.
LinkDarwin, Charles, 1809-1882.
Subject LinkArts, French -- France -- Paris.
LinkModernism (Aesthetics) -- France -- Paris.
LinkArt and anthropology -- France -- Paris.
LinkArt and popular culture -- France -- Paris.
LinkScience and the arts -- France -- Paris.
LinkEvolution (Biology)
LinkDance -- France -- Paris.
LinkCafés -- France -- Paris.
LinkMusic-halls (Variety-theaters, cabarets, etc.) -- France -- Paris.

System Number 000676512
ISBN Link9780754652434 (hbk. : alk. paper)
Link0754652432 (alk. paper)

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