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Buonaventura, Belly Dancing: The Serpent and the Sphinx.

Buonaventura, Belly Dancing: The Serpent and the Sphinx.

Buonaventura, Wendy. Belly Dancing: The Serpent and the Sphinx. London, Virago Press, 1983. 18.5 cm x 24 cm. XII, 167 pages including illustrations. Original softcover. Excellent condition with minor signs of external wear. Cover worn along edges with a few small markings. Slight yellowing/spotting of endpages. Contains stamp by preowner. Otherwise clean inside with intact binding.

Includes the following essays: The Oldest Dance / The Seven Veils of Ishtar / Salome / Travellers’ Tales / Women of the Harem / An Oriental Bride / A Thousand and One Dreams / The Cancer and Islam / A Ruby in the Navel / Music of the Middle East / East and West / Birth Dance.

″Wendy Buonaventura is a writer, choreographer and performer. Her work has been the subject of a documentary for British tv and she has written and presented for BBC Radio. Her theatre work mixes text with dance to explore cultural myths of female life. Her books combine non-fiction, memoir and fiction, and on several occasions have been selected in the British press as Books of the Year and Paperbacks of the Year. She continues to perform and lecture internationally and is Artistic Director of the annual UK dance festival Sirocco. ″ (Amazon)

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Buonaventura, Belly Dancing: The Serpent and the Sphinx.
Buonaventura, Belly Dancing: The Serpent and the Sphinx.