Maud Allan: The public record

  title={Maud Allan: The public record},
  author={Lacy McDearmon},
In an era when the names Duncan, Nijinsky, and Pavlova were household words throughout the Western world, one of the most familiar names of all was that of Maud Allan. A truly remarkable aspect of her career is her descent from international acclaim and the benefits of a publicity machine almost unrivaled until the advent of the television age to an obscurity so complete that only a few researchers in dance history recognized her name. In twenty-four general histories of dance and modern dance… CONTINUE READING