Dancing Genius

The Stardom of Vaslav Nijinsky

  • Hanna Järvinen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
  2. Introduction: a Genealogy

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      Pages 1-23
  3. The Russian Invasion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 25-25
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  4. The Silent Body of a Genius

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 81-81
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  5. A Russian Russian Ballet?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
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  6. Conclusion

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      Pages 242-244
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 245-325

About this book

Introduction

Tracing the historical figure of Vaslav Nijinsky in contemporary documents and later reminiscences, Dancing Genius opens up questions about authorship in dance, about critical evaluation of performance practice, and the manner in which past events are turned into history.

Keywords

Ballet Dance History Ballets Russes dance dancing history performance revolution Russia

Authors and affiliations

  • Hanna Järvinen
    • 1
  1. 1.The Theatre AcademyUniversity of the Arts HelsinkiFinland

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137407733
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2014
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Theatre & Performance Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-48822-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-40773-3
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