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Topic: antidance literature

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Familiar dialogues on dancing, between a minister and a dancer : taken from matter of fact : with an appendix containing some extracts from the writings of pious and eminent men against the entertainments of the stage, and other vain amusements : recommended to the perusal of Christians of every denomination /

Familiar dialogues on dancing, between a minister and a dancer : taken...

Substantiated by quotations from other writers including Pascal, the Prince of Conti, Chief Justice Hale, and Archbishop Tillotson, Phillips declares dance to be a vain and idle amusement. While he acknowledges... more

A Solemn warning to dancers.

A Solemn warning to dancers.

This short antidance pamphlet argues that dance is wicked because it leads the mind away from spiritual thoughts. The unknown author warns that all dance, including that mentioned in the Scriptures, is inherent... more

Observations sur les danses.

Observations sur les danses.

An antidance treatise. The argument presented by the anonymous author is based on the idea that dancing is inconsistent with teachings in the Scripture, specifically the Ten Commandments. For example, just as t... more

A discourse on dancing, delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati.

A discourse on dancing, delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, ...

This book is typical of mid-nineteenth century antidance works. While many writers noted that the Bible contains numerous references to dance, Rice (1807-1877) points out that, in a biblical context, dance was ... more

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows: a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849,

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal ...

Taken from a sermon delivered 17 June 1849, Palmerʾs book is typical of midnineteenth-century antidance literature. He declares that the seventeen references to dance in the Bible are all performed by one sex, ... more

An essay on dancing /

An essay on dancing /

This book is a typical example of mid-nineteenth-century anti-dance literature. Crane takes the position that the ancients, including the Greeks and Egyptians, danced only for religious purposes. The author add... more

The dance of modern society.

The dance of modern society.

Unlike many other nineteenth-century antidance writers who base their arguments on Scripture, Wilkinson asks that his readers formulate their opinions on reason, conscience, and common sense. In fact, Wilkinson... more

There is no harm in dancing,

There is no harm in dancing,

The basic premise in this antidance treatise is typical of this genre of dance literature; namely, dance is bad for the health and is a waste of money. The author utilizes a novel approach and uses trees as met... more

From the ball-room to hell.

From the ball-room to hell.

This antidance treatise, written by an ex-dancing master, is devoted to condemning the waltz. Some of the chapter titles include "From the Ball-Room to the Grave," "Abandoned Women the Best Dancers," and "The A... more

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Ist Tanzen sünde?

This antidance treatise was directed at the large German-speaking population that settled in the midwestern section of the United States. Pfefferkorn's two main arguments are common in this genre of literature:... more

Immorality of modern dances,

Immorality of modern dances,

This antidance work is typical of the genre of dance writing that has its roots in published works reaching far back into the Renaissance. Three arguments are raised: (1) although dance is acknowledged to have ... more

Modern dances,

Modern dances,

Like other publications of its kind, this antidance treaty defends the dances of the Greeks and Romans as well as dances mentioned in the Bible on the grounds that they were performed by segregated sexes. With ... more

Die modernen Tänze,

Die modernen Tänze,

Like other publications of its kind, this antidance treaty defends the dances of the Greeks and Romans as well as dances mentioned in the Bible on the grounds that they were performed by segregated sexes. With... more

The modern dance; a historical and analytical treatment of the subject; religious, social, hygienic, industrial aspects as viewed by the pulpit, the press, medical authorities, municipal authorities, social workers, etc.,

The modern dance; a historical and analytical treatment of the subject...

This is the second published edition of a sermon Ham delivered as part of an evangelistic campaign in Palestine, Texas in 1914, and his arguments are typical of this genre of antidance literature. Although Ham ... more

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen und Spielen zu halten sey und ob es nicht mit zur Christlichen Freyheit gehöre?

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen...

Als ein Anhang zu den Betrachtungen von der Freyheit der Gläubigen vom Gesetz auf Verlangen entworfen und in Druck gegeben von Carl Heinrich von Bogatzky. (statement of responsibility) Available also through th... more

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in two sermons, preached in Medway, the first, December 21: the second, December 28, 1818

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in...

by Jacob Ide. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A Solemn warning to dancers

A Solemn warning to dancers

Caption title. "No. 28." Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full... more

Observations sur les danses

Observations sur les danses

At head of title: no. XV. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, C...

By N. L. Rice. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An essay on dancing

An essay on dancing

by J. Townley Crane. (statement of responsibility) "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1849 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Available also t... more

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal ...

by B. M. Palmer, pastor. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

par le vte de B. Saint-Laurent. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, against the practice of social dancing

An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist E...

By Rev. John G. Jones ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The dance of modern society

The dance of modern society

By W. C. Wilkinson. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

May Christians dance?

May Christians dance?

By Jas. H. Brookes. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Dancing as a Christian amusement

Dancing as a Christian amusement

By the Rev. George C. Heckmann [sic] ... (statement of responsibility) On cover: "No. 189." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

There is no harm in dancing

There is no harm in dancing

by W. E. Penn, with an introduction by Rev. J. H. Stribling ... (statement of responsibility) Published later under title: The upas tree ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile ... more

From the ball-room to hell

From the ball-room to hell

By T. A. Faulkner ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

By Rev. W. W. Gardner, D.D. ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An account of the trial of social dance

An account of the trial of social dance

By Rev. George Davis. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Von G. J. Pfefferkorn ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

by Pastor J. M. Hubbert ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Immorality of modern dances

Immorality of modern dances

ed. by Beryl and Associates ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Die modernen Tänze

Die modernen Tänze

von Msgr. Don Luigi Sartori. Frei übersetzt und verändert von P. Vigilius H. Krull, C. PP. S. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (add... more

Modern dances

Modern dances

by Rt. Rev. Mgr. Don Luigi Satori. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The modern dance a historical and analytical treatment of the subject; religious, social, hygienic, industrial aspects as viewed by the pulpit, the press, medical authorities, municipal authorities, social workers, etc

The modern dance a historical and analytical treatment of the subject;...

by M. F. Ham ... illustrations by Will N. Noonan. (statement of responsibility) "Authorities quoted": p. 60. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (addi... more

The lure of the dance

The lure of the dance

by T. A. Faulkner ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The public dance halls of Chicago

The public dance halls of Chicago

Text by Louise de Koven Bowen. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The social dance

The social dance

by Dr. R. A. Adams. (statement of responsibility) Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The modern dance and what shall take its place

The modern dance and what shall take its place

By Rev. Melvin C. Drumm ... (statement of responsibility) Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen und Spielen zu halten sey und ob es nicht mit zur Christlichen Freyheit gehöre?

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen...

Als ein Anhang zu den Betrachtungen von der Freyheit der Gläubigen vom Gesetz auf Verlangen entworfen und in Druck gegeben von Carl Heinrich von Bogatzky. (statement of responsibility) Available also through th... more

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in two sermons, preached in Medway, the first, December 21: the second, December 28, 1818

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in...

by Jacob Ide. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A Solemn warning to dancers

A Solemn warning to dancers

Caption title. "No. 28." Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full... more

Observations sur les danses

Observations sur les danses

At head of title: no. XV. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, C...

By N. L. Rice. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal ...

by B. M. Palmer, pastor. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An essay on dancing

An essay on dancing

by J. Townley Crane. (statement of responsibility) "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1849 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Available also t... more

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

par le vte de B. Saint-Laurent. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, against the practice of social dancing

An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist E...

By Rev. John G. Jones ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The dance of modern society

The dance of modern society

By W. C. Wilkinson. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

May Christians dance?

May Christians dance?

By Jas. H. Brookes. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Dancing as a Christian amusement

Dancing as a Christian amusement

By the Rev. George C. Heckmann [sic] ... (statement of responsibility) On cover: "No. 189." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

There is no harm in dancing

There is no harm in dancing

by W. E. Penn, with an introduction by Rev. J. H. Stribling ... (statement of responsibility) Published later under title: The upas tree ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile ... more

From the ball-room to hell

From the ball-room to hell

By T. A. Faulkner ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

By Rev. W. W. Gardner, D.D. ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An account of the trial of social dance

An account of the trial of social dance

By Rev. George Davis. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

by Pastor J. M. Hubbert ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Von G. J. Pfefferkorn ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Immorality of modern dances

Immorality of modern dances

ed. by Beryl and Associates ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Die modernen Tänze

Die modernen Tänze

von Msgr. Don Luigi Sartori. Frei übersetzt und verändert von P. Vigilius H. Krull, C. PP. S. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (add... more

Modern dances

Modern dances

by Rt. Rev. Mgr. Don Luigi Satori. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The modern dance a historical and analytical treatment of the subject; religious, social, hygienic, industrial aspects as viewed by the pulpit, the press, medical authorities, municipal authorities, social workers, etc

The modern dance a historical and analytical treatment of the subject;...

by M. F. Ham ... illustrations by Will N. Noonan. (statement of responsibility) "Authorities quoted": p. 60. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (addi... more

The lure of the dance

The lure of the dance

by T. A. Faulkner ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The public dance halls of Chicago

The public dance halls of Chicago

Text by Louise de Koven Bowen. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The social dance

The social dance

by Dr. R. A. Adams. (statement of responsibility) Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The modern dance and what shall take its place

The modern dance and what shall take its place

By Rev. Melvin C. Drumm ... (statement of responsibility) Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen und Spielen zu halten sey und ob es nicht mit zur Christlichen Freyheit gehöre?

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen...

Als ein Anhang zu den Betrachtungen von der Freyheit der Gläubigen vom Gesetz auf Verlangen entworfen und in Druck gegeben von Carl Heinrich von Bogatzky. (statement of responsibility) Available also through th... more

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in two sermons, preached in Medway, the first, December 21: the second, December 28, 1818

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in...

by Jacob Ide. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A Solemn warning to dancers

A Solemn warning to dancers

Caption title. "No. 28." Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full... more

Observations sur les danses

Observations sur les danses

At head of title: no. XV. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, C...

By N. L. Rice. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An essay on dancing

An essay on dancing

by J. Townley Crane. (statement of responsibility) "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1849 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Available also t... more

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal ...

by B. M. Palmer, pastor. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

par le vte de B. Saint-Laurent. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, against the practice of social dancing

An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist E...

By Rev. John G. Jones ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The dance of modern society

The dance of modern society

By W. C. Wilkinson. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

May Christians dance?

May Christians dance?

By Jas. H. Brookes. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Dancing as a Christian amusement

Dancing as a Christian amusement

By the Rev. George C. Heckmann [sic] ... (statement of responsibility) On cover: "No. 189." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

There is no harm in dancing

There is no harm in dancing

by W. E. Penn, with an introduction by Rev. J. H. Stribling ... (statement of responsibility) Published later under title: The upas tree ... Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile ... more

From the ball-room to hell

From the ball-room to hell

By T. A. Faulkner ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

By Rev. W. W. Gardner, D.D. ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An account of the trial of social dance

An account of the trial of social dance

By Rev. George Davis. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Ist Tanzen sünde?

Von G. J. Pfefferkorn ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

Dancers and dancing a calm and rational view of the dancing question

by Pastor J. M. Hubbert ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Immorality of modern dances

Immorality of modern dances

ed. by Beryl and Associates ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Die modernen Tänze

Die modernen Tänze

von Msgr. Don Luigi Sartori. Frei übersetzt und verändert von P. Vigilius H. Krull, C. PP. S. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (add... more

Modern dances

Modern dances

by Rt. Rev. Mgr. Don Luigi Satori. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The lure of the dance

The lure of the dance

by T. A. Faulkner ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The modern dance a historical and analytical treatment of the subject; religious, social, hygienic, industrial aspects as viewed by the pulpit, the press, medical authorities, municipal authorities, social workers, etc

The modern dance a historical and analytical treatment of the subject;...

by M. F. Ham ... illustrations by Will N. Noonan. (statement of responsibility) "Authorities quoted": p. 60. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (addi... more

The public dance halls of Chicago

The public dance halls of Chicago

Text by Louise de Koven Bowen. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The social dance

The social dance

by Dr. R. A. Adams. (statement of responsibility) Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

The modern dance and what shall take its place

The modern dance and what shall take its place

By Rev. Melvin C. Drumm ... (statement of responsibility) Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen und Spielen zu halten sey und ob es nicht mit zur Christlichen Freyheit gehöre?

Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen...

Als ein Anhang zu den Betrachtungen von der Freyheit der Gläubigen vom Gesetz auf Verlangen entworfen und in Druck gegeben von Carl Heinrich von Bogatzky. (statement of responsibility) Available also through th... more

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in two sermons, preached in Medway, the first, December 21: the second, December 28, 1818

The nature and tendency of balls seriously and candidly considered, in...

by Jacob Ide. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A Solemn warning to dancers

A Solemn warning to dancers

Caption title. "No. 28." Source: Gift of John J. and Hanna M. McManus and Morris N. and Chesley V. Young, Oct. 12, 1955. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full... more

Observations sur les danses

Observations sur les danses

At head of title: no. XV. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, Cincinnati

A discourse on dancing delivered in the Central Presbyterian Church, C...

By N. L. Rice. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

An essay on dancing

An essay on dancing

by J. Townley Crane. (statement of responsibility) "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1849 ... in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Available also t... more

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal vows a sermon, preached in the Presbyterian Church, Columbia, S.C., June 17, 1849

Social dancing inconsistent with a Christian profession and baptismal ...

by B. M. Palmer, pastor. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

par le vte de B. Saint-Laurent. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)