“... a close, intelligent look at a long 'invisibilized' piece of black cultural history.” —Publishers Weekly
“. . . [a] significant contribution. . . . This work points up the power of the black dancing body to influence American culture.” —Philadelphia Dance Alliance
“...another significant contribution to the fields of dance, cultural and performance studies” —Dance Critics Association Newsletter
About the Author
Brenda Dixon Gottschild is Professor Emerita of dance studies at Temple University. She writes for Dance Magazine and performs with her husband, Hellmut Gottschild.