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Author Chazin-Bennahum, Judith

Title René Blum and the Ballets russes : in search of a lost life / Judith Chazin-Bennahum

Publ Info Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, [2011]
 CCE Main Collection  GV1785.B53196 C47 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  GV1785.B53196 C47 2011    AVAILABLE
 URI  GV1785.B53196 C47 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xxiii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Childhood and youth: the formation of an intellectual and aesthete -- René Blum, man of letters -- Marcel Proust and René Blum: an uncommon friendship -- The great war and René Blum -- René Blum and the Théâtre de Monte-Carlo (1924-1931) -- René and Josette -- The resurrection of the Ballets Russes de Monte-Carlo -- Blum brings Michel Fokine into the fold -- The new world calls! Blum sells the company to Americans -- Blum's final days
LC subject Blum, René, 1878-1942
Ballets russes -- History
Choreographers -- France -- Biography
Publishers and publishing -- France -- Biography
Jews -- France -- Biography
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- France -- Biography
ISBN 9780195399332 (alk. paper)
0195399331 (alk. paper)