What the Eye Hears

What the Eye Hears

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Magisterial, revelatory, and-most suitably-entertaining, What the Eye Hears offers an authoritative account of the great American art of tap dancing. Brian Seibert, a dance critic for The New York Times, begins by exploring tap's origins as a hybrid of the jig and clog dancing from the British Isles and dances brought from Africa by slaves. He tracks tap's transfer to the stage through blackface minstrelsy and charts its growth as a cousin to jazz in the vaudeville… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 17, 2015)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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