Women of Valor



Anna Sokolow, 1910 - 2000

Published Sources

Anna Sokolow. Produced and directed by Marvin Diskin. Video. Amphi Productions, 1990. 30 minutes.

Anna Sokolow, Choreographer. Produced and directed by Margaret Murphy and Lucille Rhodes, 1980. First Dance Horizons release 1991. Video. 20 minutes.

Barnes, Clive. "Dance: Anna Sokolow, Prophet of Doom." New York Times. No date.

——. "Dance: Pity Without Sentimentality." New York Times. March 12, 1967.

——. "The Perfect Answer." New York Times. March 26, 1967.

Church, Marjorie. "Anna Sokolow and Dance Unit." The Dance Observer. December 1937.

Dana, Margery. "Anna Sokolow and Unit Seen in New Solo and Group Dances." Daily Worker. November 10, 1937.

Dance on: Anna Sokolow. Produced by Billie Mahoney. Video. 1981.

Denby, Edwin. "A Modern Dancer—Other Dance Events." New York Herald Tribune. December 12, 1943.

Dunning, Jennifer. "From Urban Walks, A New Sokolow Dance." New York Times. October 13, 1991.

Foulkes, Julia L. "Angels 'Rewolt!': Jewish Women in Modern Dance in the 1930s." American Jewish History 88, no. 2 (June 2000): 233-252.

Goodman, Ezra. "Broadway Choreographers." Dance (March 1947): 13-15.

Harris, Joanna Gewertz. "From Tenement to Theater: Jewish Women as Dance Pioneers: Helen Becker (Tamiris), Anna Sokolow, Sophie Maslow." 45, no. 3 (Summer 1996): 259-276.

Hering, Doris. "My Roots are Here." Dance Magazine (June 1955): 36-38.

Jackson, Naomi. Converging Movements: Modern Dance and Jewish Culture at the 92nd Street Y. Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2000.

Jowitt, Deborah. "Anna at Eighty-Five." Dance Magazine (August 1995): 38-43.

——. "Dance calligraphy." Village Voice. November 21, 1968.

Lloyd, Margaret. "Dance is for People." Christian Science Monitor. May 16, 1942.

Martin, John. "The Dance: Romanticism." New York Times. March 5, 1939.

——. "Dance: Study in Despair," New York Times. May 17, 1955.

Prickett, Stacey. "Dance and the Workers' Struggle." Dance Research (Spring 1990): 47-61.

Schmitz, Nancy Brooks. "Catherine Littlefield and Anna Sokolow: Artists Reflecting Society of the 1930s." Dance: Current Selected Research (1989): 115-123.

Sokolow, Anna. "The Rebel and the Bourgeois." In The Modern Dance: Seven Statements of Belief, ed. Selma Jeanne Cohen. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1966.

Sorrell, Walter. "We Work Toward Freedom." Dance Magazine (January 1964): 52-53, 73.

Tracy, Robert. Goddess: Martha Graham's Dancers Remember. New York: Limelight Editions, 1997.

Warren, Larry. Anna Sokolow: The Rebellious Spirit. Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers, 1998.

Unpublished Sources

Sokolow, Anna. Interview by Barbara Newman, December 1974-May 1975. Oral History Project of the Dance Collection of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

"Agnes de Mille talks about Anna Sokolow and Martha Graham." May 31, 1974. In the Jerome Robbins Dance Division at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.

Archival Sources

New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Jerome Robbins Dance Division: Clippings files, programs, videos of performances and interviews, articles, photographs, and oral histories about or referencing Anna Sokolow.

92nd Street Y Archives: Programs and press clippings from Anna Sokolow's appearances at the 92nd Street Y.

How to cite this page

Jewish Women's Archive. "Women of Valor - Anna Sokolow - Bibliography." (Viewed on April 20, 2014) <http://jwa.org/womenofvalor/sokolow/bibliography>.