"Martha Graham, The Early Years" ( Merle Armitage ) Analytical Essay by The Research Group

"Martha Graham, The Early Years" ( Merle Armitage )
Reviews a collection of articles from the first decade of this American dancer's career.
# 14062 | 1,125 words | 1 source | 1999 | US
Published on Feb 05, 2003 in Dance (History) , English (Analysis) , Women Studies (Historical Figures)

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"The life story of any artist is of great interest to those who wish to gain a better understanding of the artist’s work. Don McDonagh has provided the means to understand the work of one great artist in his volume titled simply, Martha Graham: A Biography.
Martha Graham was the oldest of the three daughters of George Greenfield Graham and Jane Beers Graham. She was born on May 11, 1894, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania. Her father was a physician whose practice provided a comfortable life for the family. In those days it was common for young girls to take an interest in the theater. Martha was no exception. One of her early attempts at costume design involved dressing up the family’s reluctant terrier in doll clothes. This episode is telling of her deep and lifelong interest in animals. She was ..."

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