From the Ballroom to Hell. Grace And Folly in 19thC Dance.
This oversized book uses illustrations, excerpts of music, etiquette and fashion manuals, and other historical sources to educate us on dance in Austen's time. Excellent resource for the writer, researcher, and dance fanatic, or anyone who just likes to know what they were doing when they performed this most critical social mating ritual. Witty and delightful. Northwestern University Press. 1991. Paper. List $24.95 NEW. $23.00