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The tragedy of Nijinsky,

Author: Anatole Bourman; Dorothy Lyman
Publisher: New York, London, Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc. [©1936]
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Bourman, Anatole.
Tragedy of Nijinsky.
New York, London, Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co. [©1936]
(OCoLC)612951615
Named Person: Vaslaw Nijinsky; Waslaw Nijinsky; Vaslaw Nijinsky
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anatole Bourman; Dorothy Lyman
OCLC Number: 250726
Notes: "Second printing."
Description: xx, 291 pages plates, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Schooldays. Entrance at the Imperial Russian Ballet School ; The soul alone ; School residents ; Lessons with Obouchov and Legat ; Reconciliation ; Lessons in pantomime with Guerdt ; Visiting days and spring examinations ; Secret rendezvous at night : the watermelon ; Rozai's revenge ; Holidays ; Little troubles and great ones ; Through the revolution ; Good times and bad ; Expelled and triumphant ; The school performance and preparation for graduation ; Graduation day --
Triumph and downfall in Russia. Readjustment with Kshessinskaya's aid ; Savior and conspirator ; A gold watch from the Tsar ; Dancing masters and social lions ; Vultures and vagaries ; Diaghilev and the playboy of St. Petersburg ; Beginnings of prosperity ; A Siberian Croesus ; Caliph for an hour ; Foreign acclaim ; Disgrace in Russia --
Laurels, green and sere. Farewell and reunion ; First London season ; Gala performance at the Grand Opéra de Paris ; Success and travels in Germany ; Tempestuous interlude ; Madame Kshessinskaya ; Monte Carlo and Aga Khan ; "L'Après-midi d'un faune" ; Rehearsals for "Le Sacre du printemps" ; "The lake of the swans" ; "Le Sacre du printemps" in Paris ; First tour of South America ; Ballet Russe minus Nijinsky ; The Great War ; New York City ; Nijinsky at the Metropolitan Opera House ; Second American tour ; Diaghilev's plot and its toll ; Delusions and dangers ; South American finale ; The last tragedy --
Important dates in the life of Vaslaw Nijinsky.
Responsibility: by Anatole Bourman in collaboration with D. Lyman.

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