CULTURE & ARTS
01/19/2011 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

When the Critic Says an Art Form Is Dying: Ballet

"Is Ballet Over?" That's the question that greeted readers of The New Republic in an article adapted from the epilogue of "Apollo's Angels," a history of classical ballet by Jennifer Homans that was published this month. Ms. Homans, the dance critic for The New Republic, a scholar at New York University and a former professional ballet dancer, is profiled in the Arts & Leisure section on Sunday.

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