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Speaking of Diaghilev

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Diaghilev was a prime mover in the strand of modernism in Europe at the beginning of the 20th century, encouraging the extraordinary explosion of energy from artists such as Stravinsky, Debussy, Picasso, Fokine, Cocteau, Satie and Nijinsky.
Paperback, 382 pages
Published April 1st 1999 by Faber & Faber (first published April 1997)
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Mills College Library
792.8092 D7955 1998
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Absolutely fascinating information presented in such a dry and pretentious manner that I struggled to get through it. It'd make for a valuable reference book, but to read from cover to cover it was quite painful.
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