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Diaghilev : a life / Sjeng Scheijen ; translated by Jane Hedley-Prôle and S.J. Leinbach.

Author/creator Scheijen, Sjeng
Other author/creatorScheijen, Sjeng Sergej Diaghilev. English.
Other author/creatorHedley-Prôle, Jane.
Other author/creatorLeinbach, S. J.
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2010.
Descriptionvii, 552 pages, 8 pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Big head, 1872-1880 -- Fruits of enlightenment, 1879-1890 -- Rise and fall, 1890-1891 -- Student years : a visit to Tolstoy, 1891-1893 -- Student years : Alexandre Benois, 1890-1894 -- "Serge Diaguileff Museum" : St. Petersburg, Rome, Genoa, Paris, 1894-1896 -- Charlatan and charmer, 1895-1898 -- "I'm full of big plans!", 1897-1898 -- World of art, 1898-1900 -- Sylvia debacle, 1900-1902 -- Hour of reckoning, 1902-1905 -- "Homosexual clique", 1906-1907 -- Tsar Boris and Tsar Sergey, 1907-1908 -- Rise of the Ballets Russes, 1908-1909 -- Bakst and the art of seduction, 1909-1910 -- Emergence of a genius, 1910-1911 -- Petrushka, 1911-1912 -- Year of risky experiments, 1912-1913 -- Time of troubles, 1913-1914 -- "Let us be resolute and energetic", 1914-1915 -- Parade of revolutions, 1915-1917 -- Letter from Nouvel, 1917-1919 -- To the brink of catastrophe, 1919-1922 -- Lifeline from Monte Carlo, 1922-1924 -- Soviet Union strikes back, 1924-1927 -- Final curtain, 1928-1929.
General noteOriginally published in Dutch as: Sergej Diaghilev : een leven voor de kunst. Amsterdam : Bert Bakker, 2009.
General noteTranslation originally published: London : Profile, 2009.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2010002205
ISBN0199751498 (alk. paper)
ISBN9780199751495 (alk. paper)

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