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The Making of Markova: Diaghilev's Baby Ballerina to Groundbreaking Icon

Tina Sutton
Format
Book
Published
New York : Pegasus Books, 2014.
Edition
1st Pegasus Books trade pbk. ed
Language
English
ISBN
9781605985787, 1605985783, 1605984566, 9781605984568
Summary
As improbable as it is inspiring, the story of one of the greatest ballerinas (Lilian Alicia Marks) of the 20th century, her fortitude and reinvention, and her journey from the Ballets Russes, Balanchine and Matisse to international stardom.
Contents
  • Another Pavlova
  • Diaghilev's prodigy
  • The Ballets Russes
  • Starting over
  • Pioneering British ballet
  • Becoming Giselle
  • Leaving the nest
  • Only in America
  • Spreading wings
  • Taking flight
  • Taking charge
  • The people's ballerina.
Description
xviii, 670 pages, 32 pages of unnumbered plates : illustrations ; 23 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 655-656) and index.
Technical Details
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