The Art of Nijinsky

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The Art of Nijinsky  (1913)  by Geoffrey Whitworth
with illustrations by Dorothy Mullock


NIJINSKY

Le Carnaval-frontpiece-The art of nIjinsky.jpg

Le Carnaval

THE ART OF

NIJINSKY

BY GEOFFREY WHITWORTH
WITH TEN ILLUSTRATIONS BY
DOROTHY MULLOCK








LONDON
CHATTO & WINDUS
1913

NOTE


This little book owes a great deal to the

assistance of M. Nijinsky, who himself gave

every facility, both on and off the stage,

for its preparation. Artist and Author

wish to record their thanks to M. Nijinsky

for his kindness.

CONTENTS

CHAP. PAGE

I. INTRODUCTION 1
II. THE CAREER OF NIJINSKY 9
III. THE ART OF NIJINSKY 24
IV. THE BALLETS 34
V. THE NEW PHASE 75
VI. CONCLUSION 101

ILLUSTRATIONS

Le Carnaval Frontispiece
Le Spectre de la Rose To face page 16
Les Sylphides 26
Le Lac des Cygnes 34
Le Pavillon D'Armide 40
Le Carnaval 46
Scheherazade 56
Le Faune 66
Jeux 74
Pétrouchka 84
   


This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published before January 1, 1923.

The author died in 1951, so this work is also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 60 years or less. This work may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.