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Martha Hill and the Making of American Dance
Janet Mansfield Soares

Wesleyan University Press



Contents

• List of Illustrations
• Preface and Acknowledgments
• BIBLE BELT TO ACADEME
• Growing Up in Ohio, 1900-1922
• Forging a Career, 1923-1928
• NEW DANCE
• Dancing with Graham, 1929-1931
• Bennington, 1932-1933
• A Summer School for Dance, 1934
• PRIVATE LIVES AND COMMON GOALS
• Panorama, 1935
• Winter, 1936
• Summer, 1936
• THE LATE THIRTIES
• Immediate Tragedy, 1937
• Culmination of a Plan, 1938
• California and Back, 1939-1940
• THE FORTIES
• “The War Effort Hit Us All,” 1941-1942
• War Years and Recovery, 1943-1947
• An American Dance Festival, 1948
• Changes, 1949-1950
• DANCE WITHIN THE CONSERVATORY
• Juilliard, 1951-1952
• Marriage, 1952-1955
• Plans for Lincoln Square, 1955-1956
• BETWEEN TWO WORLDS
• Time Away, 1958
• Brussels Respite, 1959
• THE SIXTIES
• Students and Master Teachers, 1960-1961
• Standing Firm, 1962-1965
• Contrasts and Conflicts, 1965-1968
• “Good Guys vs. Bad Guys,” 1968-1969
• A PLACE FOR DANCE
• Juilliard at Lincoln Center, 1970-1972
• An Even Keel, 1973-1978
• Matriarch, 1979-1984
• Last Years, 1985-1994
• Epilogue
• Appendix: Works Produced during Martha Hill's Tenure as Director at Bennington, Connecticut College/ADF, and Juilliard
• Abbreviations
• Notes
• Selected Bibliography
• Index

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