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Burlington Public Library J BIO NIJINSKY Curlee 2019 39851001540989 Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781580898003
  • ISBN: 1580898009
  • Physical Description: 112 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, Massachusetts : Charlesbridge, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 107) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: Wonder of wonders -- Born to dance -- World of art -- The Ballets Russes -- Celebrity and adulation -- Petrushka -- The Afternoon of a Faun -- Games and rituals -- Romola -- The war years -- The last dance -- Leap into madness -- Epilogue: Legacy and legend.
Summary, etc.:
Dance prodigy, sex symbol, gay pioneer, cultural icon--Vaslav Nijinsky rose to fame as the star of the Ballets Russes in Paris before mental illness stole his career and the last thirty years of his life. A tragic story of a great genius, this compelling work of narrative nonfiction chronicles a life of obsessive artistry, celebrity, and notoriety.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 12+
Subject: Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950 > Juvenile literature.
Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950.
Nijinsky, Vaslaw, 1890-1950.
Ballet dancers > Russia (Federation) > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Choreographers > Russia (Federation) > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Ballet dancers > Russia (Federation) > Biography.
Choreographers > Russia (Federation) > Biography.
Ballet in art.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > People & Places > Europe.
Ballet dancers.
Choreographers.
Russia (Federation)
Genre: Illustrated works.
Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.
Illustrated works.

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