Here for the first time is an account of how each of thirteen historical as well as present-day systems cope with indicating body movement, time, space (direction and level) and other basic movement aspects of paper. A one-to-one comparison is made of how the same simple patterns, such as walking, jumping, turning, etc. are notated in each system.
"'She [Anne Hutchinson Guest] presents a wealth of information never before assembled in a single volume and provides readers with a basic understanding of the major theoretical perspectives informing the field of Western dance notation.'."
-Rhonda Ryman of Dance Research Journal, 23/1, Spring 1991