Marie Sallé and the development of the ballet en action

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Sallé's ballets en action are evaluated in terms of Enlightenment dramaturgical principles, and her role in shaping this aesthetic is mooted.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-23
Number of pages23
JournalJournal of the Society for Musicology in Ireland
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Bibliographical note

This is a revised (and in content more recent) version of an article with the same title published as a chapter in a book edited by J Waeber (2009). Some of the material is unique to this version.


  • Dance
  • 18th century
  • France
  • Theatre

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Arts and Humanities(all)


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