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Also, scholars and critics are often strikingly reluctant to work across other perceived boundaries, be they geographic, generic, temporal, or political. ”55 Thinking of Balanchine, the American neoclassicist, in relationship to the Futurists requires a practical and imaginative leap over virtually all such borders. Of these, the political boundary is perhaps the most insurmountable because it has been legitimated by a philosophical tradition that responded to the horrors of the interwar period, persevered throughout the Cold War, and today leaves us theorizing in its shadows.
His neoclassicism is, in turn, seen as a continuation of the style he developed during the rappel à l’ordre of his Parisian days. S. dance discourses, however, the idea that Balanchine’s neoclassical ballet is the distinctively American development of a formerly Russian Imperial form remains chronic. S. dance scholars that has created a great American ballet master, but has done little to map the international penetration that made modernism, Futurism, and the neoclassical ballet the revolutionary forms that they were.
See “La modernità, la danza, e l’avanguardia parigina dal primitivismo alla ‘moderna classicità,’ ” in La danza delle avanguardie. Dipinti, scene e costumi da Degas a Picasso, da Matisse a Keith Haring (Milan: Skira, 2005), 113–121. 27. Veroli, “The Futurist Aesthetic in Dance,” 438. 28. André Levinson, “Les Ballets Russes. Pastorale,” Comoedia (May 31, 1926): 1. 29. “The Russian Ballet. La Pastorale,” The Times (June 29, 1926): 14. 30. “The Russian Ballet. The Song of the Nightingale,” The Times (July 19, 1927): 12.