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Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His Dance Book Review Summary

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Jerome Robbins was an American born choreographer. This book is a fascinating read for anyone interested in dance. Other readers are likely to be overwhelmed and bored by her extensive descriptions of his ballets.

Robbins was born Jerome Rabinowitz in New York in 1918. He struggled with his Jewish identity all his life, and changed his name to Robbins when he started dancing on the stage. The book follows his evolution from dancer to choreographer. He was the mastermind behind such great Broadway musicals as West Side Story and Fiddler on the Roof. He also choreographed ballets for the New York City Ballet.
The review of this Book prepared by Susanna Marlowe








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Plot & Themes

Job/profession/poverty story    -   Yes Story of entertainer?    -   Singer/Dancer Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   artist Ethnicity    -   Jew Nationality    -   American Unusual characteristics:    -   Genius

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Century:    -   1960's-1970's

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   in awe Graphic sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   male homosexuality Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A ton 16-20 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog How much of bio focuses on most famous period of life?    -   51%-75% of book

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