Some articles on green table:
... The Green Table was created in 1932 for the "Concours international de chorégraphie" in Paris, in which Jooss had been invited to participate ... Choreographed in 1932, between two great conflicts, The Green Table is a sort of generic war, a set of circumstances that produce the same result no matter where or when they are ... The Green Table is concerned neither with the individual's struggles and redemption, nor with working out a nobler fate for mankind ...
... His most important choreographic work, The Green Table (1932), had won first prize at an international competition for new choreography held by the Archives ... "The Green Table" is considered his most popular piece ... A piece he choreographed at this time was a light hearted one in comparison to "The Green Table" named "Ball in Old Vienna (1932)" ...
... The Green Table reflects a concern for social issues and the problems of that era (shared by many artists contemporary with Jooss) such as political corruption and militaristic policies ... The Green Table is a mature example of this technique ... Such elements combine to make The Green Table a truly innovative work and the depth and universality of its humanistic content give it a timeless and meaningful quality ...
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