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Remembering Nureyev : the trail of a comet

£25.00

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"Famously volatile, fickle in his passions for people, but with astonishing charisma onstage and off, Rudolf Nureyev is regarded as one of the greatest male ballet dancers of the twentieth century. In 1968, Nureyev approached Rudi van Dantzig for permission to dance in one of van Dantzig's ballets. So began a close friendship and artistic collaboration that lasted until Nureyev's death in 1993.This searing memoir is an uncompromising look at artists in relationship. The passion for dance that drove both men created a bond that was constantly strained by Nureyev's outrageous lifestyle and van Dantzig's uncompromising idea of how his work should be portrayed. Worlds apart in temperament, van Dantzig's demands for high-caliber performances led to the eventual firing of Nureyev as the dancer's prowess waned. This is a book balletomanes cannot miss, with an eagle-eyed sharpness that never dissolves into hagiography or gossip." (Goodreads). Translated by Katie de Haan.

Coloured boards with blue spine lettering. Fine dust jacket. No inscriptions. Unmarked copy

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Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
Rudi van Dantzig
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
236x163x29
EAN-13:
9780813032092
Edition:
English Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780813032092
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
University Press of Florida

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"Famously volatile, fickle in his passions for people, but with astonishing charisma onstage and off, Rudolf Nureyev is regarded as one of the greatest male ballet dancers of the twentieth century. In 1968, Nureyev approached Rudi van Dantzig for permission to dance in one of van Dantzig's ballets. So began a close friendship and artistic collaboration that lasted until Nureyev's death in 1993.This searing memoir is an uncompromising look at artists in relationship. The passion for dance that drove both men created a bond that was constantly strained by Nureyev's outrageous lifestyle and van Dantzig's uncompromising idea of how his work should be portrayed. Worlds apart in temperament, van Dantzig's demands for high-caliber performances led to the eventual firing of Nureyev as the dancer's prowess waned. This is a book balletomanes cannot miss, with an eagle-eyed sharpness that never dissolves into hagiography or gossip." (Goodreads). Translated by Katie de Haan.

Coloured boards with blue spine lettering. Fine dust jacket. No inscriptions. Unmarked copy

Added value:
Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
Rudi van Dantzig
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
236x163x29
EAN-13:
9780813032092
Edition:
English Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-13:
9780813032092
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
251
Publisher:
University Press of Florida

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