[Ebook] ➭ The Old Ballerina ➬ Ellen Cooney – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk In her third novel Ellen Cooney tells a story about the creative process and about how art can and must happen anywhere and everywhere including a small mill town outside the academy and outside the c In her third novel Ellen Cooney tells a story about the creative process and about how art can and must happen anywhere and everywhere including a small mill The Old PDF/EPUB ² town outside the academy and outside the confines of the art institutions of the city In a world of corporate homogeneity and the mass marketization of culture the story of Mrs Kamsky is emblematic of the independent voice and the creative spirit the little artist that couldGrieving the defection of her protege and recovering from a hip injury Mrs Kamsky unexpectedly renews her passion for life and for dance when she teaches a class of teenage boys including one who's recruited for ballet lessons as punishment for breaking a classmate's leg in anger Ellen Cooney tells a story about the artistic drive to create alternately narrated by the central character's closest friends her loving and demanding students her discontented protege and her inuisitive neighborsWith prose that performs pirouettes and plis The Old Ballerina tells a story about teaching and learning the individual and the community and above all the healing power of the arts.
- 208 pages
- The Old Ballerina
- Ellen Cooney
- 09 September 2014 Ellen Cooney