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The worlds of Lincoln Kirstein

Author: Martin B Duberman
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A portrait of one of the twentieth century's leading cultural icons examines the complicated--and conflicted--world of Lincoln Kirstein, a founder of the New York City Ballet and key figure in the creation of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Duberman, Martin B.
Worlds of Lincoln Kirstein.
New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2007
(OCoLC)608206626
Named Person: Lincoln Kirstein; Lincoln Kirstein; Lincoln Kirstein
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Martin B Duberman
ISBN: 9781400041329 1400041325
OCLC Number: 71810146
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 723 pages, [36] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Youth --
Growing up (1907-1926) --
Harvard (1927) --
Hound and Horn (1927) --
Brahmin Boston (1928) --
Beginnings --
New York (1929-1931) --
Museum of Modern Art (1929-1932) --
Nijinsky (1931-1933) --
Ballet (1933) --
Balanchine (1932-1933) --
Launching --
Balanchine (1933) --
School of American Ballet (1934) --
The Warburgs (1934) --
The Left (1934) --
Hartford (1935) --
The Metropolitan Opera (1935) --
Ballet Caravan (1936) --
Expansion --
Ballet Caravan (1937-1938) --
South America: Ballet (1939-1941) --
South America: MoMA (1942) --
The Army (1943-1945) --
Ballet Society (1946-1947) --
The Art world (1948) --
City Center (1948-1950) --
A home (1951-52) --
Managing director (1953-1954) --
Lincoln Center (1955-1957) --
Japan (1958-1960) --
The State Theater (1961-1963) --
Decline --
Breakdowns/writings (1964-1975) --
Succession (1976-1985) --
Old age (1986-1996).
Responsibility: Martin Duberman.
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A portrait of one of the twentieth century's leading cultural icons examines the complicated--and conflicted--world of Lincoln Kirstein, a founder of the New York City Ballet and key figure in the creation of Lincoln Center and the Museum of Modern Art.

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