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Nijinsky Paperback – November 27, 1975


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“Those not born in a time to see the most extraordinary of all male dancers will realize that all they have heard from their elders is true.” (Rebecca West - Sunday Telegraph) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Richard Buckle was one of the leading authorities on Diaghilev and the Ballet Russe. He was the ballet critic of the London Observer and the Sunday Times in London and was a pallbearer at Nijinsky’s funeral in 1950. Richard died in 2001. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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  • Paperback: 624 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd (November 27, 1975)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0140037829
  • ISBN-13: 978-0140037821
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.1 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,421,640 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on August 1, 1997
Format: Paperback
This book is not just about Nijinsky, it is about the whole cast of characters that surrounded and affected Nijinsky while he was dancing with Diagalev's Ballet Russe. Mr. Buckle paints some wonderful scenes of the interaction between Nijinsky and Diagalev, Diagalev and his patrons, Diagalev and all the movers and shakers he worked with (anyone who was anyone in theatre, art and music at that time), and the Ballet Russe in Paris between 1909 and 1929. (His description of the riots some of the dances caused were really fun!) I loved the anecdotes and stories, and the soap opera-ish back stage goings-on he describes. If you own only one book on this period of dance history, this would be the one to have
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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Rosalinda M Haddon on January 4, 2012
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The book jacket was torn in several places and the inside cover had the name of the past owner written on it. However, those were the only two flaws. Otherwise the book was in excellent condition and the person I sent it to as a gift is quite pleased with it.
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