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DA 465: Theory & Philosophy of Dance: Relevant LC Classes

This guide presents resources and research tips for students of DA 465: Theory and Philosophy of Dance.

LC Call Numbers for Dance

General Information

The Butler University Libraries use the Library of Congress classification system. Dance materials generally fall within the range of GV 1580 - GV 1799. Within that range, some of the useful subdivisions for Theory & Philosophy of Dance are:

  • GV 1585 - Dictionaries, encyclopedias
  • GV 1588 - Philosophy (and theory)
  • GV 1589- Study and teaching
  • GV 1590-GV 1594 - General works
  • GV 1595 - Special aspects of the subject as a whole
  • GV 1597 - Dancing as a profession
  • GV 1600 - Dance criticism, appreciation
  • GV 1645-GV 1728 - Dance history (and historical dance)
  • GV 1743 - National dances. Folk dances and dancing (General)
  • GV 1746-GV 1771 - Social dancing. Ballroom dancing
  • GV 1781-GV 1795 - Theatrical dancing (Biography: GV 1785)
  • GV 1796 - Special dances.
  • M 1450 - Dance music

If you are looking for specific locations of books you may check Butler’s online catalog, available from the libraries' web page at: http://www.butler.edu/library.

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