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Diaghileff His Artistic and Private Life

Diaghileff His Artistic and Private Life



Diaghileff His Artistic and Private Life by Arnold Haskell in collaboration with Walter Nouvel


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Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1935. Hardback. £10

Fair condition – ex library book with stamps, stickers and annotation, cover slightly torn, worn and marked.



Introduction : The Shade of Diaghileff, Monte Carlo – Five years after – 1934.

Part I, In Russia, 1872-1905

Chapter I.        Ancestry and Childhood, 1872-1890
Chapter II.       Diaghileff comes to Town, 1890-1895
Chapter III.      Prelude to Adventure, 1895-1899
Chapter IV.      The World of Art, 1899-1905
Chapter V.       Diaghileff and Prince Wolkonsky,
Chapter VI.      The Great Summing-Up, 1905 

Part II, in Western Europe, 1905-1929

Chapter VII.     Diaghileff
Chapter VIII.   The Ballet and Diaghileff.  The Story of an
                             Evolution : Part I, From Petipa to Fokine
Chapter IX.      Genesis of the Russian Ballet in Western
                             Europe, 1908-1909
Chapter X.       The Conquest of Paris and the West,
Chapter XI.      The Eventful Years, 1911-1914
Chapter XII.     Diaghileff and Nijinsky : Fact and Fiction,
Chapter XIII.    Diaghileff and the Ballet.  The Story of an
                             Evolution : Part II, 1909-1914
Chapter XIV.    The War Years, 1914-1918
Chapter XV.     Recovery and Fresh Trials, 1918-1921
Chapter XVI.    The Sleeping Princess, 1921
Chapter XVII.   In Search of Lost Youth, 1922-1929
Chapter XVIII.  Diaghileff and the Ballet.  The Story of an
                             Evolution : Part III, 1914-1921-1929
Chapter XIX.    Death in Venice, 1929


                Chronology and catalogue raisonné of
                Diaghileff productions
                Composition of the company at various


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