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6.1.11. Dance Fiction




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This article is from the Ballet and Modern Dance FAQ, by Tom Parsons twp@panix.com with numerous contributions by others.

6.1.11. Dance Fiction


These are mostly recommendations from people on the alt.arts.ballet
newsgroup. I apologize for the scanty bibliographic information.

Anholt, Laurence. "Degas and the Little Dancer." Publisher, date, ISBN
not known.

Baum, Vicky. "Theme for Ballet." Publisher, date, ISBN not known. "A
four-hanky tearjerker."

Bernard, Elizabeth. "Satin Slippers." A series of at least 11 books.
Apparently out of print. Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Brahms, Caryl and S. J. Simon. "Murder a la Stroganoff" (British Title:
"Casino for Sale"). International Polygonics, Ltd., 1985. ISBN 0-
930330-33-1

"Six Curtains for Stroganova." (also "Six Curtains for
Natasha"). International Polygonics, Ltd., 1986. ISBN 0-930330-49-8.

"A Bullet in the Ballet." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Butterworth, Emma Macalik. "As the Waltz Was Ending." New York:
Scholastic, 1982, ISBN 0-590-3320-4. German dancer's experiences
before and during World War II.

Daneman, Meredith. "A Chance to Sit Down." New York: Doubleday, 1971,
ISBN not known. A young woman's career and relationships.

Butterworth, Emma Macalik. "As the Waltz Was Ending." New York:
Scholastic, 1982, ISBN 0-590-3320-4. German dancer's experiences
before and during World War II.

Daneman, Meredith. "A Chance to Sit Down." New York: Doubleday, 1971,
ISBN not known. A young woman's career and relationships.

Daniels, Kristy. "The Dancer." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Dean, Karen Strickler. "A Time to Dance." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

--------. "Maggie Adams, Dancer." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Englebrecht, Pat. "The Promise of Moonstone." Ballantine Books, 1983, ISBN
0449700933

Godden, Rumer. "A Candle for St. Jude." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

"Pippa Passes." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

"Thursday's Children." Publisher, date, ISBN not known. (young
adult)

"Listen to the Nightingale." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.
(ages 9-12)

Isadora, Rachel. "Lili at the Ballet." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Kress, Nancy. "Dancing on air." ISBN 0 96483205=4

Liption, James. "Mirrors." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

McMullan, Kate. "Nutcracker Noel." Publisher, date, ISBN not known. (for
children)

Murphy, Tom. "Ballet." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Nunez, Sigrid. "A Feather on the Breath of God." Publisher, date, ISBN
not known.

Pinard, Nancy. "Shadow Dancing". Story of a 17-year-old dancer who goes
from the midwest to New York to seek her career. Disc-Us Books, 1998,
ISBN 1-58444-003-1. Available from www.disc-us.com

Powell, Michael and Emeric Pressburger. "The Red Shoes." London: Ungar
Frederick Pub Co, January 1987, ISBN 0804426872. Also: New York "A
Wyatt Book for St Martin's Press" 1997 ISBN: 0-312-15637-5. Adapted
from the movie.

Rees, Elizabeth. "Heart Beats." A series of at least 6 books. Publisher
probably Aladdin.

Robinson, Spider & Jeanne Robinson. "The Star Dancers." Baen Books, 1997.
ISBN: 0-67187802-6. A science-fiction story about a dancer.

Stewart, Edward. "Ballerina." Doubleday and Company, 1979. ISBN 0-
42505392-X

Streetfield, Noel. "Ballet Shoes." Random House, 1995. ISBN: 0-67984759-
6.

Sweeney, Joan. "Bijou, Bonbon & Beau." ISBN 0-8118-1975-2. For children.

Ure, Jean. "What if They Saw me Now?" Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

"You Win Some You Lose Some." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

Whitney, Phyllis. "The Stone Bull." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

"The Black Swan." Publisher, date, ISBN not known.

 

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