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Deren, Maya

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Most widely held works by Maya Deren
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

62 editions published between 1943 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 1,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ritual in transfigured time: In this surreal silent avant garde film Deren weaves together her interest in dance with the exploration of myth and symbol, using movement and gestural play as a metaphor for courtship, sexual union, and fear of rejection, illuminated by concepts drawn from Greek legend
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Book )

43 editions published between 1952 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the classic, intimate study, movingly written with the special insight of direct encounter, which was first published in 1953 by the fledgling Thames & Hudson firm in a series edited by Joseph Campbell. Maya Deren's Divine Horsemen is recognized throughout the world as a primary source book on the culture and spirituality of Haitian Voudoun. -- Publisher description
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Visual )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and French and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary of the Voudoun religions of Haiti. Presents rituals performed by the Rada, Petro, and Congo cults, whose devotees commune with cosmic powers through invocations, sacrifices, and possession
Divine horsemen : Voodoo gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( Book )

20 editions published between 1953 and 1972 in English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The legend of Maya Deren : a documentary biography and collected works by Vèvè A Clark( Book )

9 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Mirror of Maya Deren by Martina Kudláček( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and German and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extraits de certains films de Maya Deren entre autres "At Land", "Ritual in tranfigured time" et "Meshes of the afternoon. Images d'archives et commentaires de réalisateurs contemporains tels que Stan Brakhage et Jonas Mékas
Essential Deren : collected writings on film by Maya Deren( Book )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study in choreography for camera by Maya Deren( Visual )

7 editions published in 1945 in English and Undetermined and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dance choreographed for and performed by the camera and the dancer together
Talley Beatty (1993)( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talley Beatty has had an illustrious career spanning six decades. He began studying with Katherine Dunham at the age of 11 and at 16 became a principal dancer in her company. His choreography has been performed by numerous companies including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Mr. Beatty was the recipient of the 1993 Scripps/ADF award. Also included is "A Study in Choreography For Camera" (1945), the seminal film by Maya Deren featuring Mr. Beatty
Talley Beatty : speaking of dance( Visual )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In interviews interspersed with performance, class, and rehearsal footage, Talley Beatty, recipient of the 1993 Samuel H. Scripps American Dance Festival Award for Lifetime Achievement in Choreography, looks back at his life and career. He describes his first choreography in the film A study in choreography for camera (1945), directed by Maya Deren ; his experiences as a member of the Katherine Dunham Company ; dancing in the musical Cabin in the sky, which was choreographed by George Balanchine ; creating dance for television ; his partnership with Janet Collins ; running his own company ; staging his choreography for the students of Elma Lewis in Boston ; encountering and surmounting racial prejudice in the course of his career. He discusses the historical basis of two of his works, Road of the Phoebe Snow (1959) and Mourner's bench, part of Southern landscape (1947), and talks about the mix of dance forms in his recent restaging of Celebration (ca. 1973). He analyzes his own movement style, which he considers Graham-influenced rather than a type of jazz dance
Masterworks of American Avant-garde Experimental Film 1920-1970( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 37 restored avant-garde films from some of the most acclaimed names of American avant-garde filmmaking
An anagram of ideas on art, form and film by Maya Deren( Book )

11 editions published between 1946 and 1970 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The underground film : an introduction to its development in America by Sheldon Renan( Book )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meshes of the afternoon : a film by Maya Deren( Visual )

28 editions published between 1943 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cine-poem involving the interplay of reality and dreams
Maya Deren( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected short films from the 40s and 50s demonstrate the close interaction between the camera and the dancer
Folk music from Haiti : meringues and ballads by Maya Deren( Recording )

5 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in 4 languages and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experimental films by Maya Deren( Visual )

22 editions published between 1946 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Esta es la colección de cortos de Maya Deren, que trabajó exclusivamente al margen de la industria del cine comercial e hizo de su vida el centro de sus películas. Su cine de vanguardia muestra hechos físicos que contienen un profundo significado psicológico, produce en nuestros corazones un ritmo que alterna, prosigue, revoluciona, late o vuela Poesía, después de todo. Es la fiesta que la vida ofrece a aquellos que saben recibir con sus ojos y sus corazones y comprenden
Ecrits sur l'art et le cinéma by Maya Deren( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Figure mythique de l'avant-garde cinématographique des années 1940, M. Deren affirme dans ses textes le caractère unique du cinéma en insistant sur sa forme temporelle, beaucoup plus assimilable à la musique et à la danse qu'aux pratiques plastiques. Ses films et ses textes sont une source d'inspiration pour l'avant-garde américaine, les femmes cinéastes et les féministes contemporaines
Dance films by Maya Deren( Visual )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s
Inverted odysseys : Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, and Cindy Sherman by Shelley Rice( Book )

5 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, and Cindy Sherman were born in different countries, in different generations - Cahun in France in 1894, Deren in Russia in 1917, and Sherman in the United States in 1954. Yet they share a deeply theatrical obsession that shatters any notion of a unified self. All three try out identities from different social classes and geographic environments, extend their temporal range into the past and future, and transform themselves into heroes and villains, mythological creatures, and sex goddesses. The premise of Inverted Odysseys is that this expanded concept of the self - this playful urge to "try on" other roles - is more than a feminist or psychological issue
 
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Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti
Alternative Names
Bardacke, Eleanora

Bardacke, Eleanora 1917-1961

Bardacke, Eleanora Deren 1917-1961

Bardacke, Elenora

Bardacke, Elenora, 1917-1961

Deren, Eleanora

Deren, Elenora

Deren, Eleonora 1917-1961

Derenkovskaja, Eleonora 1917-1961

Derenkowsky, Eleanora

Derenkowsky, Eleanora 1917-1961

Derenkowsky, Elenora

Derenkowsky, Elenora 1917-1961

Derenkowsky, Eleonora.

Derenkowsky Eleonora 1917-1961

Hammid, Eleanora

Hammid, Eleanora 1917-1961

Hammid, Elenora

Hammid, Elenora, 1917-1961

Hammid, Maya

Ito, Maya

Ito, Maya 1917-1961

Maya Deren Amerikaans actrice (1917-1961)

Maya Deren réalisateur américain

Maya Deren regista statunitense

Maya Deren US-amerikanische Regisseurin

Майя Дерен

מיה דרן שחקנית אמריקאית

مايا ديرين

مایا درن بازیگر، رقاص، و کارگردان آمریکایی

マヤ・デレン

玛雅·黛伦

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Essential Deren : collected writings on filmInverted odysseys : Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, and Cindy ShermanInverted odysseys : Claude Cahun, Maya Deren, and Cindy ShermanMaya Deren and the American avant-gardeMeshes of the afternoonThe modernist poetics and experimental film practice of Maya Deren, (1917-1961)From The book of legends : stories of Maya Deren, Joseph Cornell & Charles Olson